Kathy Scott

Associate | London (City)

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Kathy is an employment lawyer based in our City office. She joined Doyle Clayton in 2022, having qualified into the Employment team at Linklaters.

Kathy is an employment lawyer who advises both employers and individuals on all areas of UK employment law. She has significant experience advising clients in the financial sector, as well as the entertainment and retail sectors, and has worked with a number of FTSE 100 and 250 companies. She regularly advises on senior exits, redundancy processes, and grievance processes (for both individuals and employers) and has a particular interest in flexible working and discrimination claims.

What people say about Kathy 

"I particularly liked that Kathy took the time to compile a negotiation strategy and didn't jump straight in - she was also very detailed on practicalities. I would happily recommend her going forwards".


"Kathy made this experience very clear, simple and easy to follow. She also gave me advice allowing me to make choices that best suit me. Her service has been great, very professional and Kathy has a very calm manner".


"Thank you for all your help, you’ve been a great support and you’ve demonstrated excellent knowledge in your field ... you’ll be my employment lawyer from here on in".


Recent work includes

  • Advising on defending an equal pay claim and an age discrimination claim
  • Advising on post-termination restriction enforcement as part of a team move
  • Drafting staff handbooks, employment contracts, and absence and disciplinary letters for global employers new to the UK employment market
  • Working on a client site for a number of months investigating cultural and disciplinary issues, including allegations of bullying and harassment
  • Advising a multi-national consumer goods company on a global restructuring
  • Acting for an individual in a high value whistleblowing claim
  • Advising global organisations on responses to Data Subject Access Requests under GDPR and managing complex document reviews
  • Reviewing equality and diversity monitoring forms and advising on equal opportunity initiatives in the workplace
  • Assisting with a number of senior management appointments and negotiating high-value exit packages

Experience and qualifications

  • Qualified in September 2020
  • Specialist in Employment Law since 2020
  • Legal practice course with Masters in Law and Business, Distinction (2018)

Professional memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)
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