Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Doyle Clayton

Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 2London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

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.

Strengths

Clients describe the team as "brilliant - always responsive, reliable and practical in their approach."

Others observe that the lawyers are "knowledgeable and very experienced in their field; they are excellent."

Sources describe this as "a high-class outfit with breadth of experience."

Work highlights

Successfully acted for Peter Burton in the High Court litigation brought by AJ Gallagher and Alesco in which the claimants' conspiracy claim was dismissed.

Notable practitioners

Dan Begbie-Clench is adept at advising employers in the financial services sector. He is experienced in handling a variety of employment matters including grievances and senior exits.
"He's a technically brilliant lawyer and an exceptional strategist." "He provides wise counsel and advice, and is both thorough and pragmatic." "He is highly responsive, strong technically, highly personable and easy to work with."

Kate Mahoney assists senior executives with a range contentious employment issues. She is recognised for her knowledge of team moves and post-termination restrictions.
"She has a superb approach and attitude to matters and is a total pleasure to deal with." "She's really good; she does lots of employee competition work and is really on top of that area. She definitely stands out."

Peter De Maria has a broad practice encompassing all aspects of employment work for senior executives including whistle-blowing and discrimination claims. He is particularly experienced in team moves and restrictive covenants.
"He's excellent. He has a great ability to break down complex situations and explain steps and options in a simple way; he is strategic and thoughtful." "He is extremely knowledgeable in the area of injunctions, particularly in the financial services arena. He's first-class." "He is wonderful - technical and strategic."

Department Information

This content is provided by Doyle Clayton.

Employment

Doyle Clayton

firm
Location

One Crown Court

Cheapside

London

Greater London

UK

EC2V 6LR

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

London (Firms)

Employment: Employer


Dan Begbie-Clench
Up and Coming

Employment: Senior Executive


Katie Mahoney
Associates to watch
Peter De Maria
Band 1