Daniel Pollard is experienced in advising on a broad range of employment law issues including corporate transactions, TUPE, executive service agreements, restrictive covenants, corporate governance, board room disputes, high value employment tribunal claims and international HR projects.

  • Domestic and international corporate transactions, TUPE/ARD and business restructurings
  • The appointment and removal of high-profile board level executives
  • UK and international data privacy issues
  • U.S. businesses setting up in the UK

Over his career, Daniel has advised some of the world’s best-known companies on a range of complex, sensitive and high-profile matters. He leads GQ|Littler’s transactional practice and provides support to a number of U.S. law firms on transactional matters. He predominantly advises employers and, whilst he advises clients in a broad range of sectors, he has particular experience advising technology and financial services clients.

Daniel is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, was elected to the Management Committee in May 2016 and to the role of Treasurer in 2018. He currently serves as ELA’s Secretary and as its General Counsel.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Employment Lawyers Association


International Association of Privacy Professionals


Named, Recommended Lawyer

Legal 500


Speaking Engagements

Three Weeks and Counting: Key Action Items for U.S. Multinational Employers Before Enforcement of the EU’s New General Data Protection Regulation Begins

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 3, 2018

Data Privacy in the EU: Status of the EU/US Privacy Shield and Preparing for the Advent of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Webinar

October 31, 2017

Meeting The Next HR Data Protection Challenge: What Multinational Employers Must Do Before The EU’s Upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Takes Effect

September 28, 2017

Bar Admission

United Kingdom (England and Wales)