Katie Clark has significant experience advising on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Katie’s client base spans multiple business sectors and includes global corporations, financial institutions, FTSE 100 companies, manufacturing companies, service providers and start-ups.

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  • Advising a service provider on a number of multimillion/billion pound newsworthy, outsourcing deals
  • Served as lead partner acting for the defendant in a significant, high-profile and business critical team poaching litigation
  • Served as lead partner for a respondent to defend a high-profile race discrimination claim

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  • Leader in her Field – Chambers UK 2012-2017. Katie is highly regarded for her “prompt, friendly but business-focused and solution-oriented approach.” She attracts acclaim for her responsive attitude and for providing « an excellent handle on each case, » and this is echoed by her skill in « articulating what clients need » to other relevant parties. Katie has been described as a « very effective » practitioner by sources, particularly for handling employment disputes and non-contentious issues. She is also described “as being ‘very responsive’ and for quickly getting to know the way clients think”
  • Legal 500 UK 2011-2014, 2016, 2017. Katie is described as pragmatic, ‘commercial and responsive’. ‘Katie impresses clients with her ability to « talk to different individuals in a very easy-to-understand manner. » She is described as “very knowledgeable, superbly responsive, and no-nonsense”. Katie is praised for her ‘direct, business-focused, sensible and realistic’ advice.


  • Employment Lawyers Association


College of Law, Guildford, 1995
Southampton University, Licence de droit, 1994

Barreau d’Angleterre et du Pays de galles, 1998

Katie Clark

Insights & Events / Media

United Kingdom / Special Report / March 25, 2019

UK Employment Alert / November 7, 2016

UK Employment Alert / August 25, 2016

UK Employment Alert / July 1, 2016

UK Employment Alert / January 26, 2015

UK Employment Alert / December 1, 2014

UK Employment Alert / November 28, 2014

UK Employment Alert / November 5, 2014

UK Employment Alert / July 1, 2014

Law360 / June 19, 2014

UK-Based LLP Partners Now Enjoy More Protections

UK Employment Alert / March 11, 2014