Joseph Sutton


Joseph advises companies and senior professionals on employment law. He has particular expertise in the insurance market, advising clients on team moves and restraint of trade, business re-organisations, senior hires and exits, TUPE and other issues in the insurance corporate, transactional and regulatory fields, both domestic and international.

He also advises in the banking, financial, shipping and recruitment sectors, for clients based both in the UK and internationally.

Joseph was originally called to the Bar in 2000 before being admitted as a Solicitor in 2003. He worked in both private practice, including at Holman Fenwick Willan, and in-house at Dresdner Kleinwort Investment Bank before founding his own employment law practice, Joseph Sutton Solicitors, in 2010. In 2016 he also became a Consultant at Carter Perry Bailey.

Joseph speaks Portuguese (Brazilian) and Greek.

Experience Highlights

  • Providing employment law advice as part of our team acting in the sale of an insurance related professional services provider
  • Advising an overseas insurance company on the English aspects of a non-compete issue
  • Advising an employee in relation to a move between insurance brokers
  • Advising as part of our team in handling a claim under a liability insurance policy which gave rise to employment law issues
  • Advising on the employment aspects of the sale of a provider of professional services to the insurance market
  • Employment Lawyers’ Association


  • “Very user-friendly”
  • “Very easy to talk to, with excellent technical knowledge”
  • “A reputation for his “extremely responsive, very thorough and methodical, and very pragmatic approach”

Legal 500 (2018) describes Joseph as a specialist employment lawyer adding strength to Carter Perry Bailey’s corporate and regulatory transactional work.

Joseph Sutton

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Carter Perry Bailey LLP is a specialist law firm, practicing in both contentious and non-contentious insurance and reinsurance, commercial litigation and arbitration and trust & fiduciary disputes.

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