Danielle Lister

Danielle Lister

Head of Employment Law & Partner

Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Law, Legal Practice Course (Distinction)

Danielle is a Partner and Head of the Employment team at Chattertons.  She has extensive experience in advising commercial clients and individuals on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues. Areas of specialism include unfair dismissal, executive terminations, TUPE, workplace discrimination, data protection (GDPR), business reorganisations, employment contracts, dismissals, disciplinary and grievance issues and providing strategic advice on Board level employment issues.

Danielle is experienced in representing a variety of businesses, from large PLC's through to smaller organisations and works closely with clients to overcome problems at the earliest possible stage to ensure risks to the organisation are minimised.  Danielle is an experienced Employment Tribunal advocate having regularly appeared in the Employment Tribunal on a variety of contentious matters. She also regularly delivers bespoke seminars on a range of employment law topics. Danielle’s commercial focus was previously noted when she was shortlisted as a finalist at the Lincolnshire Media Business Awards in the category of Young Business Person of the Year.

Danielle’s other specialist experience includes advising Police Officers facing Police Misconduct Hearings, advising Armed Forces personnel on employment related issues, including advice relating to appeals to the Reserve Forces Appeal Tribunal and advising professional football clubs on employment related matters, including representation at formal hearings before the National League.

In addition, Danielle has an interest in educational matters having served as Vice Chair of Governors at a local Primary Academy for a number of years.  She also currently sits on the Board of Governors of The Lincoln College Group.  Danielle regularly supports educational institutions with employment issues, in addition to advising on other non-employment matters such as formal school complaints, school’s admissions hearings and permanent pupil exclusions.