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, 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), on a full range of employment 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
  • 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 employees, and known for its work representing senior executives. Adept at handling complex litigation, including that relating to restrictive covenants and High Court injunctions. Advises a wide spectrum of clients from the insurance, retail and charities sectors. Provides outstanding service to both employers and individuals across the full spectrum of employment law. Also able to assist with areas including benefits and share schemes, pensions and immigration. Specialist expertise representing clients in the finance and insurance industries.

In the field of Immigration, the firm advises a range of employers from sectors including insurance, technology and the financial services. The firm has strong experience of the PBS, including Tier 1 and Tier 2.

Clients say:

“They have successfully grown into a full-service boutique employment firm acting for individuals and employers….They are a fantastic team and firm to work with…They are highly professional and cost-effective and deliver quality work…They are professional, approachable and always keep to agreed timelines and deal with queries quickly and efficiently….They are commercial in their approach and outlook, extremely responsive and I always feel they are adding value to the debate.”

         – Chambers UK 2017

Doyle Clayton has ‘strong commercial acumen, drafting skills and market knowledge’, and maintains a solid client base within the financial services and insurance sectors…. Doyle Clayton’s ‘business-focused’ team primarily advises employers on sponsor licences, with strong experience in PBS applications.

         – Legal 500 UK 2016

Boutique employment practice Doyle Clayton acts for senior executive and employer clients, and has a highly regarded litigation practice… Doyle Clayton is lauded for its ‘expert knowledge’.

         – Chambers UK 2016

Boutique firm is 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.

Clients say: “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.

         – Legal 500 UK 2015

Our ELLINT Representatives:

Dan Begbie-Clench

Darren Clayton

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