Claire Taylor-Evans

Senior Associate - Solicitor

Claire is a senior associate - solicitor and experienced Tribunal Advocate who has specialised in employment law since qualifying in 2003. She is praised by her clients for providing pro-active and pragmatic advice and for “uncomplicating the complicated.” Her practice encompasses defending complex discrimination claims and managing high-level exits on behalf of corporate clients, many of whom are household names in the technology and leisure & hospitality sectors.

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After two days in court we successfully defended our position. Our defence was tested at some length and Claire Taylor- Evans gave excellent representation and guidance.


a great source of advice and guidance on a broad spectrum of employment challenges. Explains what is often complex employment legislation and turns this into easily understood concepts. I would not hesitate in recommending Claire to any HRDs and HRMs seeking counsel for non-contentious day to day or contentious complex employment matters


An impressed client says this is a very commercial team that provides flexible solutions that allow me to achieve preferable outcomes.



Claire manages the Business Immigration team and advises multi-national clients on global mobility, visas and sponsorship compliance. She sits on Tech UK’s Migration Panel and assists Technology Sector, inward investment and other clients with their Sponsorship Licence obligations through bespoke compliance training and audit advisory work, most recently for the Directors of a major European Conservatoire. She has also been the preferred training provider for Business Forums International Conferences for many years.

A contributing author to Bloomsbury Professional’s Termination of Employment 2018,  her publications include UK Hospitality’s Food Service Management Report 2018, Personnel Today Online, the Financial Times and William Reed Business Media. She is also the employment law expert for the website ‘Mum and Career’.

Claire has acted as a professional mentor for University of Law, Guildford Students for the past four years. Her memberships include the Law Society, the Employment Lawyers Association, the European Employment Lawyers Association and a member of Tech UK's Migration Panel.

  • Employment law

  • Business Immigration

  • Leisure & hospitality

  • Development & house building

  • Technology & innovation

  • LLB Law and French, Keele University and Faculte de Droit Montpellier

  • College of Law, Guildford