“Helen Kay impresses clients with her outstanding people skills. She understands our business and is a knowledgeable and skilled adviser. She is not afraid to give advice and explain the potential pitfalls.”
“There is employment law and then there is the practical application of employment law to the workplace. Helen Kay does the latter extremely effectively. Helen is approachable and knowledgeable about employment law and the advice Helen provides is relevant and takes into account the complexities and idiosyncrasies of the real-world of work.”

– Ian Burke, Head of Human Resources, Sage Gateshead

“Helen was my go-to person when I needed a quick turn around on a piece of work that would reach a number of organisations. I knew I could trust Helen to deliver efficiently and give me best value. I continue to work with Helen as a trusted resource.”

– Sharon Spurling, Head of Network Support, Carers Trust

“Helen’s expertise and advice has been invaluable to our organisation. Many thanks for providing us with such an excellent, efficient and supportive service. You are a pleasure to work with and so reassuring.”

– Janet Murphy, Founder and CEO, ESCAPE Family Support Limited

“Helen is extremely knowledgeable and her advice is always practical and positive. She is flexible in her approach and always swift and professional in her response to our requests. Helen has been involved with Springboard for several years, her support throughout the occasional difficult time has always been appreciated. I have no hesitation in wholeheartedly recommending her service to others.”

– David Barker, Chief Executive Officer, Springboard

“A friend of ours met up with Helen about a very serious problem with his current employment. He was given excellent advice, Helen clarified the situation very clearly with down to earth explanations that he was able to understand. All in a free initial meeting. I would recommend her very strongly to anybody who needs honest opinions and assistance.”

– Maggie Cottier, MSC Computer Training Ltd

“Excellent service received, good outcome achieved at a fair and reasonable price. Thank you Helen for your expertise and support during a very stressful time.”

– Janice and Steve Cooley

“After starting my own business I was researching personnel legal requirements and quickly found myself overwhelmed. I met with Helen after she was recommended to me, she explained everything I needed to know in simple and clear terms. Helen was helpful, insightful and happy to answer my many questions making the whole experience very pleasant and stress-free which was priceless to someone in my position. Thank you Helen!”

– Deanne Glennie, Director, Blue Cookie Limited

“Helen Kay provides an efficient reliable service, she is extremely responsive & thorough. We required employment status advice on a disruptive apprentice & Helen cleared our sights & supported the process every step of the way. I would wholly recommend Helen to any prospective companies or organisations”

– Gary Abela, Villabela Properties

“We find that Helen is approachable, knowledgeable and has the experience to blend the legal and commercial implications of the actions that employers need to take in a fast moving environment. Thank you Helen.”

– Gary and Cate McQuade, Pagan & McQuade Opticians

“Dr Helen Moira Kay, helped with my contract in respect to my restrictive covenant, the advice I got was impeccable and most helpful I would highly recommend her for any legal issues you may have. To say she reassured me would be an understatement. I now feel I can continue in life and climb out of my depressive state. Thanks once again Helen (you’re a star).”

– Ian Galbraith

“During a protracted period of negotiation with my former employer, Helen gave clear and concise guidance. As negotiation entered the end game period, Helen led communication and secured the best possible exit, enabling me to leave with both a healthy financial agreement and a secured contract that allowed me to move forward with no fear of negative repercussions. I have no qualms in recommending Helen and HMK Legal to any prospective clients.”

– Joseph Schneider, Broadcast / Theatre Producer / Writer / Director

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