Robert Collard Partner

Rob specialises in employee share schemes and incentives and heads up the Macfarlanes remuneration practice. He advises both listed and unlisted clients on the design, operation and implementation of option plans and other employee share schemes (including the tax and regulatory aspects).

Rob also advises management teams and deals with the share schemes aspects of M&A transactions.

Rob has a wide range of clients but has a particular focus on the financial sector. His team covers all aspects of law relating to employee share schemes and incentives, including employment, tax, trust law and regulatory issues.  He has particular experience in tax efficient plans, including SAYE option plans, EMI options, CSOPs and SIPs. Rob also advises on the share schemes aspects of high profile international transactions. Rob is a member of the Share Plan Lawyers Group.

What people are saying

"Robert Collard is "a very commercial and practical lawyer," according to sources. He leads the remuneration practice at the firm and works with a range of clients, including listed and unlisted companies."

Chambers UK 2019

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