Leading UK Employment Law Firm Chambers UK 2014

Doyle Clayton Solicitors is recognised as a leading Employment Law Firm by this important legal guide.

ELLINT UK member Doyle Clayton has been recognised by Chambers & Partners – a leading independent guide for the international legal sector – for its work in representing both Senior Executives and Employers in the field of Employment and Labour Law.

In their words:

Boutique employment law firm known for advising both senior executives and employers. The practice draws its employer clients from a range of sectors, while its work with senior executives tends to be focused on those working in the financial services sector.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients):

“They are extremely focused on delivering a result for the client and have clients’ interests on the mind at all times.”

“They are always pragmatic and give advice to HR staff that is relevant and in plain English.“

Work highlights:

Advised the former head and deputy head of Investec’s structured derivatives desk in their £6.3 million bonus claim against their former employer.

Notable practitioners:

Sources say Peter Doyle is “very commercial and astute with a natural flair for interpreting law.” He has wide-ranging expertise including advising individuals on terminations and business disputes and employers on TUPE.

Darren Clayton is “a very practically minded lawyer” who is well known for his work with senior executives. Clients praise his decisiveness: “You get instant advice and if you have an issue you get it resolved there and then.“

Peter de Maria regularly works on team moves and related restrictive covenant issues. Sources note him as being “strong on High Court litigation” and “good with clients because he is sensible and pragmatic.”