Barry Stanton > Boyes Turner > Reading, England > Lawyer Profile

Boyes Turner

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Barry leads the highly regarded Employment team at Boyes Turner. He advises clients on all aspects of employment law but has a particular interest in TUPE, restrictive covenant issues and complex discrimination claims.

Barry advises a wide range of clients from international and national businesses in a variety of sectors including engineering, software and technology, professional services and logistics.

He regularly writes and comments on a range of topical employment issues as well as presenting at webinars involving UK and EU employment law and works with overseas firms to manage clients’ international employment issues.

He brings a positive and professional approach to understanding, resolving and managing clients’ HR issues, minimising the risk of claims and takes a pragmatic approach to resolving problems. When faced with litigation his rigorous analysis of the claim and determination to succeed secures positive outcomes for his clients.


Barry qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and has provided specialist employment advice for over 20 years.  He joined Boyes Turner in 2001 as a partner.


Employment Lawyers Association

European Employment Lawyers Association


Barry is a keen sailor and cyclist and has three children for whom he provides a taxi service. 

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Employment > Employment: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

One of the most commercially-minded employment firms‘, Boyes Turner demonstrates deep expertise in the tech and hospitality sectors, as well as international capabilities and and a strong litigation practice. A driving force behind the firm’s expansion of its multinational client list, Barry Stanton leads the team and focuses on matters concerning high-level employees. Andrew Whiteaker has extensive expertise in the tech sector and in supporting corporate transactions. Alongside employment, clients may benefit from Claire Taylor-Evans knowledge in business immigration.