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Helen Mortlock, Legal Director

Helen Mortlock

Legal Director

Practice areas

  • Employment law
  • Employment litigation and dispute resolution

Practice notes

Helen is a Legal Director in our Education Employment Group. She has considerable experience of employment tribunal litigation especially within the higher education sector.

Helen qualified in 1993 and has been an employment litigator for most of her career. She therefore has many years’ experience and has acted for a variety of clients in ET cases, spanning the whole breadth of employment law but especially in the key areas of unfair dismissal, breach of contract and unlawful discrimination.

Recent highlights of Helen’s career have included successfully defending seven counts of alleged unlawful conduct, including unfair dismissal, and sex, race and disability discrimination; and defending a case involving the interpretation of the Employment Tribunal’s ability to construe the terms of a contract in a s13 ERA dispute to the Court of Appeal.

Helen has been named in Legal 500 as being "highly recommended by clients for her work with higher education institutions". She is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

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