First fine issued for data protection breach
Antonio joined Brachers in May 2017 having acquired 10 years’ prior experience as an employment law specialist.
Antonio takes time to get to know his clients and their business to ensure that the advice they receive not only takes all legal implications into account but is also tailored to his clients’ business values, strategies and objectives.
Antonio has significant experience advising on all aspects of employment law. He has a particular interest in advising clients on restructures, TUPE transfers and other necessary and strategic changes affecting businesses.
Over the years Antonio has advised on a broad range of contentious matters in both the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal. He has been representing employers in employment tribunal claims since 2007. These have included multi-party claims and claims linked to wider shareholder and board-level disputes and have covered a full range of employment-related claims including equal pay, victimisation, harassment and discrimination. Antonio’s experience covers a broad range of industry sectors including many regulated areas such as Education and FCA regulated businesses as well as manufacturing, recruitment and healthcare.
Antonio seeks to provide added value to clients wherever possible by running training events, seminars and discussion forums on key employment law topics. Outside of work Antonio is a Governor at his local primary school.
Antonio specialises in:
- Reorganisations, redundancies and restructures
- Employment Tribunal claims
- Strategic advice
- Settlement agreements and exit plans for senior employees and directors
- Data Protection
Qualifications and Memberships
- The Law Society
- The Employment Lawyers Association
Successfully representing 6 respondents in both the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal in respect of claims of brought under whistleblowing legislation (including over100 alleged protected disclosures), disability and race discrimination, harassment and victimisation.
Developing bespoke in-house training for a client’s managers on grievance and disciplinary procedures and to their entire workforce on equality and anti-bullying and harassment delivered both in person and on-line.
Advising a School in relation to a complex parental complaint.
Advising a public body on the reporting of a data protection breach to the ICO.
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