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Liz Barton

Doyle Clayton

Location London

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About Liz

Liz has acted for a broad range of clients, both individual and corporate (with a particular focus on private limited companies), on all manner of company law matters, including drafting and advising on the terms of shareholders’ agreements and company articles of association, changes to share capital, corporate group structures and share and business/ asset sales and purchases. She has a particular interest in group reorganisations and solvent restructurings, as well as working with clients in the educational and charity sectors.

Liz works closely with her clients to understand their businesses and their long-term strategic goals, representing their interests with practical and commercial advice. She has been described as "extremely diligent" by her clients and is a recommended lawyer, and named as a next-generation lawyer in the latest (2017) Legal 500. Recent transactions include drafting and negotiating shareholder and joint venture agreements for companies across various sectors, drafting articles of association, including for the creation of tax-efficient family investment companies (FICs), advising on the acquisition of an independent cinema & café bar operator, and advising on the reorganisation of an independent secondary education college, including changes to the share structure, the creation of a group structure, the transfer of assets within the group, and ending with the onward sale of the trading company. 

Years of experience


About their firm

Doyle Clayton is one of the largest and most respected workplace focused law firms in the UK, which is highly ranked in Chambers and Legal 500 legal directories. We work with a wide range of clients including entrepreneurs, Startups, SMEs and multinational corporates, in a variety of industries and sectors, including Tech, Media, Financial Services, Retail, Insurance and Education to name a few. We have exceptional lawyers working out of offices in the City, Mayfair, Canary Wharf and Reading who provide best in class services in respect of: - Employment and Partnership law - HR Support - Business Immigration - Pensions - Share schemes and Option Schemes - Commercial Contracts - Company Setup and Corporate Governance services - Health and Safety - Notary Public matters Above all, we are a City law firm which provides first rate advice at fees mere humans can afford!


Customer Reviews

by Lorraine on 6 Jun, 2018

Liz is very professional and extremely informative, and very personable. Look forward to working with her in the coming years.