Joseph Sutton

LLB (Hons, Manchester). Called to the Bar in 2000.


Joseph advises companies and senior professionals on all aspects of employment law, both in contentious and non-contentious matters. He has a particular expertise in the insurance market, advising clients on team moves and restraint of trade, business re-organisations, senior hires and exits, and boardroom disputes.

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
  • Represented a niche shipping agency in High Court proceedings against a former employee.
  • Represented the Global Head of Compliance at a large banking group.
  • 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”
Joseph Sutton

About Us

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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