Danielle Lister

Danielle Lister

Head of Employment Law & Partner

Qualifications: Danielle qualified as a Solicitor in 2009

Danielle is a Partner and Head of the Employment team at Chattertons and specialises in all aspects of employment law, supporting both individuals and businesses with the full spectrum of employment law issues. She is experienced in representing a variety of businesses, from large PLC's through to smaller organisations. Danielle has a particular interest in unfair dismissal and discrimination cases and enjoys finding practical solutions to problems so that clients can focus on running their business. She is an experienced Employment Tribunal advocate and regularly presents seminars on a range of employment law topics.

In addition, Danielle has an interest in educational matters.  She serves as Vice Chair of Governors at a local Primary Academy and also sits on the Board of Governors of The Lincoln College Group.  Danielle regularly advises schools and other educational institutions on employment related matters.  She is also experienced in supporting clients with other (non-employment) educational issues such as dealing with school complaints, school admissions hearings and permanent pupil exclusions.

Other specialist experience includes:

  • Advising and representing Police Officers facing Police Misconduct Hearings, including Special Case Hearings under the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2012
  • Advising Armed Forces personnel on employment related issues, including advice relating to appeals to the Reserve Forces Appeal Tribunal
  • Advising professional football clubs on employment related matters, including representation at appeal Hearings before the National League

In 2013, Danielle was a finalist for the award of Young Business Person of the Year at the Lincolnshire Media Business Awards.