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Claire is a partner 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.

In addition to providing strategic HR advice, 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 and Hospitality sectors. 

Claire also leads the firm’s gender pay gap reporting service and supports her clients in their employee diversity and inclusion strategies.

In addition to her employment law expertise, Claire also specialises in Business Immigration and advises multinational clients on global mobility, visas, and sponsorship compliance. Claire’s in depth knowledge of both employment law and immigration law enables her to give rounded advice to her clients on these complex areas.

A contributing author to Bloomsbury Professional’s annual “Termination of Employment” publication, her articles also frequently appear in business magazines. 

Claire acts as a professional mentor to students at the University of Law, Guildford and her professional memberships include the Law Society, the Employment Lawyers Association, the European Employment Lawyers Association and the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association.


  • Business immigration
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment law
  • Senior executive exits
  • Technology & innovation
  • Gender pay gap reporting
  • Diversity and inclusion strategies

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I typically work with Claire Taylor-Evans who has a wealth of knowledge which I never doubt. Claire always tries to find the best solution for the business while keeping in mind all risks involved.

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"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."

Boyes Turner Client

“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."

Boyes Turner Client

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

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