Helen Brooks

Partner | London (Mayfair)

Helen Brooks

With over 20 years of experience, Helen has established an excellent reputation as an employment litigator and adviser to both employers and employees. Helen advises on all aspects of employment law and HR strategy.

Helen has particular expertise in discrimination, business transfers, redundancy and business protection (restrictive covenants and confidential information). She has spent time on secondment to two multi national companies.

Helen trained as a High Court litigator and early in her career she represented high profile clients such as Richard Branson (working alongside George Carman QC) and Roger Moore. She has subsequently established particular expertise in Employment Tribunal litigation, often managing high profile cases attracting media interest. 

Helen advises national and international businesses, primarily in the media and financial services sector. She also has an established practice advising senior executives at the start and/or end of the employment/partnership relationship.

Helen became a partner in 2006 (whilst at Charles Russell LLP) and joined Doyle Clayton in 2015. She trained and qualified at Frere Cholmeley Bischoff. Helen is a seasoned speaker at ELA and Law Society events. She is recommended in the Legal 500 Directory.

"Helen Brooks is a Tribunal specialist with a technology and media focus."

"Helen Brooks is "thoughtful, thorough and sound in her approach, and is completely trusted" for Tribunal and advisory matters."

Legal 500 Guide 2016

"Helen Brooks is a Tribunal specialist with a technology and media focus." "Helen Brooks is "thoughtful, thorough and sound in...

Professional memberships:

  • Employment Lawyers Association 
  • European Employment Lawyers Association