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Danielle Brouard

Danielle Brouard 

Of Counsel | Guernsey

Corporate, Finance & Funds

 

Overview

Danielle is Of Counsel in the Corporate, Finance & Funds team in Guernsey. With extensive knowledge and expertise in employment law she heads up and is responsible for developing the employment law practice in the Guernsey office.

Danielle advises on all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious, including employment contracts and policies, disciplinary, grievance and capability issues, sickness absence, restrictive covenants, termination of employment, employment tribunal litigation and employment aspects of transactions. She has a particular interest in discrimination law. Danielle also advises on data protection law matters relating to the workplace, including subject access requests. She acts for both employers and employees.

"My favourite part of the job is finding practical solutions to the problems or concerns faced by my clients. I genuinely enjoy getting to know my clients and their businesses, understanding their priorities and working out how I can best help them."

Experience

Prior to joining Collas Crill, Danielle spent 14 years working in London for the global law firm Baker McKenzie, where she advised clients on UK employment law issues. She worked with clients in a wide range of sectors, including financial services, technology and retail. She also spent time on secondment to British Airways where she advised on employee relations and trade union related matters.

Background

Danielle grew up in Guernsey, before moving to the UK to attend university. She studied Law with Spanish at the University of Exeter, and spent a year studying Spanish Law at the University of Deusto in Bilbao Spain. She obtained her Legal Practice Course at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice.

Memberships

Employment Lawyers' Association

 

My services
Data Protection and Information Rights
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Data is the most valuable asset for many of our clients and data protection is a growing facet of offshore business. We have advised a number of institutional clients on their commercial obligations in terms of data security and data protection and regularly provide advice on contract terms in this difficult area. We also have significant experience in using the full range of legal remedies available to obtain access to data and information held, and so are ideally placed to advise clients on either side of the data protection equation.

Employment, Pensions & Immigration
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We understand that the effective and efficient management of employment matters is not only an important risk management tool, but can add value to your business in the long term. We also understand that today's employment environment is more litigious than ever and not all issues can be mitigated or resolved. The stakes are often the highest in these cases, which is why our approach is to resolve conflicts in the most practical and sensitive manner – and always with the client's needs at the forefront.

Immigration
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Whether you are needing a tier 2 company sponsored visa or are looking to start your business in Guernsey with an entrepreneurial visa, we can assist with the following: Indefinite leave to remain Tier 2 Visa Entrepreneur Visa British Citizenship

Pensions
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We advise internationally based companies and trustees on the establishment and operation of employee incentive schemes, addressing issues such as the funding and structuring of awards as between sponsoring employer and trustee, treatment of dividend entitlements for share awards and the formulation of the beneficial class of EBTs having regard to international legal and taxation requirements.

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