Doyle Clayton is an employee-owned specialist law firm based in London and Reading. We offer legal and advisory support to clients on issues arising in the workplace.

Our law firm continues to build on an enviable reputation for providing realistic and effective solutions on employment, business immigration and commercial law issues. We provide legal services and support to businesses and individuals.

Over the years, our law practice has evolved in response to the needs of our valued clients. As a result, our solicitors and other professionals now offer a range of services including education, pensions, regulatory, company & commercial, data protection and employee ownership trusts. Our clients include LLPs, national and multi-national employers and individuals of all levels of seniority and at all stages of their careers.

We serve our clients nationwide and internationally from our offices in London and Reading. All our offices provide access to the entire breadth of our legal and advisory practice.

Our Legal Services


We provide help and legal advice for all workplace-related issues. Our team work with both employers and employees offering a wide range of legal services including advice on employment disputes, redundancies, employment contacts and a whole host of other services.

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We advise businesses on the UK’s ever-changing and complex immigration procedures, offering prompt, efficient and cost-effective advice. Our team can help your employees, whether new or from your overseas branches, move here easily and start work soon.

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Settlement Agreements

We advise on hundreds of settlement agreements (formerly called compromise agreements) each year. We’ll cut through the jargon and explain everything in plain English, before advising you of your options.

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Corporate and Commercial

Our firm can advise on all aspects of company law from setting up a new business, to running and growing an established business both in the UK and abroad. In addition, we offer specialist advice should you need to dissolve or sell your business.

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Data Protection

Our specialists advise clients on all of the data protection and related issues they face. Areas where we regularly help clients include handling complex data subject access requests, GDPR issues and data flow mapping.

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EOT Services

Our EOT services team work with vendors interested in selling their businesses to their employees using the Employee Ownership Trust model. We work with clients throughout virtually all stages of a potential transaction.

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We have extensive experience in advising clients on the full spectrum of pensions issues in the market. From liability management and risk reduction exercises, to matters involving the Pensions Regulator and the PPF we are here to support your business.

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Our education team have expert knowledge of the sector. They provide a full range of workplace services to the governors and senior management teams of schools, colleges and universities, as well as to employees, parents and students.

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Notary Public

Our Notarial team is led by Partner, Sukhpal Matharoo, a highly experienced notary public. His team provide notarial, legalisation (and apostille of documents) and translation services for both organisations and individuals.

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Rejecting flexible working requests

Join Dan Begbie-Clench and Karen Holden as they discuss the implications for employers of rejecting flexible working requests in light of a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal  decision

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