Daniel enjoys a broad practice, acting for both employers and employees on a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Daniel has advised employers on trade union and employee relation matters, including on trade union recognition and collective bargaining.

Daniel has particular experience of handling complex employment tribunal cases involving unfair dismissal, discrimination and whistleblowing. He regularly advises clients through tricky dismissals, internal investigations and contract negotiations.

Daniel has developed a practice of acting for women in cases of sexual harassment and discrimination and has extensive experience in advising on matters involving disabilities. Daniel is developing a practice in advising employees and employers on matters of sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. He joined Collyer Bristow in 2021 and qualified as a solicitor in 2017.

“… I felt well looked after throughout the whole process and [Daniel’s] fast responses made me feel safe and took a lot of stress away” – Client feedback

“Daniel has been brilliant, totally professional, 6 star service from him, he has been fantastic and kept me in the loop, just excellent. I could not have asked for more from him” – Client feedback

“…I thank you for all the support you gave me during the most stressful year of my life so far. I couldn’t have asked for a better solicitor. You have been amazing” – Client feedback

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Daniel enjoys a broad practice, acting for both employers and employees on a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Daniel has advised employers on trade union and employee relation matters, including on trade union recognition and collective bargaining.

Daniel has particular experience of handling complex employment tribunal cases involving unfair dismissal, discrimination and whistleblowing. He regularly advises clients through tricky dismissals, internal investigations and contract negotiations.

Daniel has developed a practice of acting for women in cases of sexual harassment and discrimination and has extensive experience in advising on matters involving disabilities. Daniel is developing a practice in advising employees and employers on matters of sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. He joined Collyer Bristow in 2021 and qualified as a solicitor in 2017.

“… I felt well looked after throughout the whole process and [Daniel’s] fast responses made me feel safe and took a lot of stress away” – Client feedback

“Daniel has been brilliant, totally professional, 6 star service from him, he has been fantastic and kept me in the loop, just excellent. I could not have asked for more from him” – Client feedback

“…I thank you for all the support you gave me during the most stressful year of my life so far. I couldn’t have asked for a better solicitor. You have been amazing” – Client feedback

Work highlights

  • Daniel previously represented a senior employee with concerns about health and safety during the height of the COVID-19 first wave, advising them through a lengthy grievance procedure and representing them in Tribunal proceedings
  • Daniel represented a Claimant in complex Employment Tribunal proceedings with complaints of race and sex discrimination. The claim included a complex claim of discrimination on the grounds of the Claimant’s hair and hair texture
  • Daniel represented a SME in defending a claim for disability discrimination and constructive unfair dismissal, resulting in a favourable outcome for the SME
  • Daniel has represented numerous senior and C-level executives in contentious matters, including successfully negotiating lucrative and complex settlement packages; Daniel has advised numerous business and charities on internal processes and advised on and updating contracts and policies
  • Daniel has achieved successful outcomes for employees and employers through negotiations, litigation and alternative dispute resolution including mediations

Qualification date: 2017

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“Daniel Zona is mature beyond his years in practice, detail orientated, and academic in his approach to difficult questions of law”

Legal 500
2021