Doyle Clayton

Doyle Clayton is one of the leading specialist firms of employment and business immigration lawyers in the United Kingdom. Doyle Clayton also has lawyers who specialise in pensions, share schemes and equity and company secretarial and notary public work.

With offices located in the City of London, Canary Wharf, Mayfair and Reading the firm advises national and international clients, including major PLCs and private companies operating in the financial services, technology, legal, media, retail and hospitality sectors,  in addition providing counsel to individuals (particularly senior executives, partners and LLP members), on a full range of employment and partnership issues such as:

  • Business Immigration
  • Business Startups
  • Company Secretarial Services
  • Discrimination
  • Dismissals: Individual & Collective
  • Employee Representatives
  • Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • HR Policies & Procedures
  • Labour Litigation
  • Mergers Acquisitions & Disposals
  • Notary Public
  • Partnership and LLP disputes
  • Pensions
  • Reorganisations & Restructurings
  • Restrictive Covenants and protection of Confidential Information
  • Salary: Benefits & Remuneration
  • Training & Seminars
  • Transfers of Business
  • Transfers of People
  • Work Visas

Doyle Clayton has been recognised internationally for many years for its work by leading independent legal research guides which say:

Specialist firm acting for employers and senior executives. Adept at handling complex litigation, including that relating to restrictive covenants and High Court injunctions. Further assists employers with internal investigations and breach of contract disputes. Advises a wide spectrum of clients from the insurance, retail and charities sectors. Also regularly advises other legal professionals and clients from the financial services sector.

                 – Chambers UK 2021

Clients say:

Doyle Clayton is “a high-class outfit with breadth of experience

Its lawyers are “brilliant – always responsive, reliable and practical in their approach” and “knowledgeable and very experienced in their field; they are excellent“.

         – Chambers UK 2021

Specialist workplace law firm Doyle Clayton operates out of three offices across London, and serves corporate clients from a wide range of sectors on the full range of employment law work. It is equally comfortable advising employers and senior executives. Notably, the firm maintains a strong client base of fellow law firms and partners. Recent areas of significant development have included an increase in work involving an international element and a greater investment in start-up clients. Practice head Peter De Maria is known for his litigation expertise, especially High Court cases concerning high-profile team moves and restrictive covenant disputes. Other key team members are senior partner Darren Clayton and CEO Peter Doyle, both known for their expertise across the full spectrum of employment law.

                 – Legal 500 UK 2021

“They are approachable, they work hard to build relationships and it is clear that the partners are careful to hire from among some of the sharpest employment lawyers in the business.”

         – Legal 500 UK 2021

Our ELLINT Representatives:

Dan Begbie-Clench

Darren Clayton

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