Trowers & Hamlins

Sign up

Home ยป People

Helen Cookson

Helen Cookson

Senior Associate โ€“โ€“โ€“ Manchester

Helen Cookson is a senior associate in Trowers & Hamlins' Employment team. She has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of employment law and is an experienced employment tribunal advocate and seminar speaker.

Helen has particular experience in dealing with education matters having specialised exclusively in work for the education sector, particularly for further and higher education institutions, over the last four years.  She is experienced in dealing with complex employment matters arising out of transfers of undertakings, large scale redundancies and restructures and mergers including leading collective negotiations, and has also advised on governance matters arising out of instruments and articles and charter and statutes. She frequently deals with complex tribunal matters, for example those involving discrimination or whistle blowing, and is experienced in handling difficult grievances and disciplinary investigations. Helen also has a particular interest in data protection.

Helen is recognised for her expertise in Employment by The Legal 500 2015.