Doyle Clayton is a Leading UK Employment Law Firm | Chambers UK 2015

Doyle Clayton is recognized as a Leading UK Employment & Labour Law Firm by Chambers & Partners

ELLINT UK | DOYLE CLAYTON SOLICITORS has been recognized as a Leading Firm in Chambers & Partners annual survey of the UK legal market.

In their words:

Boutique firm well known for its work with senior executives. Specialist advisers also work with employers in the insurance, finance and charity sectors.

Advises both individuals and respondent companies on all areas of employment law, including TUPE, whistle-blowing, restrictive covenants, and redundancy and reorganisation. Often retained by clients from the insurance and financial services sectors.


They are notable for their client management skills and commercial sense”.

“They’re a great firm – they are very responsive, you can call at any time of day and get a response, your query is never too small.”

“In terms of their service and expertise, it’s outstanding. They really work in partnership with us.”

Notable practitioners:

Darren Clayton is one of the founding partners of the firm and has a reputation for being “great at negotiating advantageous deals on exits for senior executives.” He is particularly adept at handling restrictive covenant disputes and team moves.

Peter Doyle is highly valued by his clients for his experience, with sources noting that he “has seen it all, and is great with clients.” He is lauded by sources for his skill in representing claimants in employment disputes.

Peter de Maria “is very shrewd, commercial and thoughtful” in his approach to disputes, according to his clients. Sources describe him as “a very wily litigator, particularly in team move and restrictive covenant cases.” He advises clients on both employment and partnership law.

Piers Leigh-Pollitt is adept at advising on TUPE transfers, restrictive covenants, injunctions, data protection matters, executives’ severance packages and directors’ service agreements. According to clients, “he is very good – on the ball, articulate, credible and reassuring.”

James Anderson often represents clients in the Employment Tribunal. He has a wealth of experience in cases involving TUPE, discrimination and whistle-blowing concerns. Clients appreciate that “he’s extremely calm, honest about my chances, and fair and helpful with regards to costs.”

Tina Wisener is adept at advising on matters including TUPE transfers, outsourcing, senior exits and Financial Conduct Authority matters pertaining to employment law. She is also an able advocate, with experience in handling discrimination and whistle-blowing claims.

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