Daniel is a barrister specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration. He has a broad commercial practice with particular experience in insurance and reinsurance; professional negligence; civil fraud; shipping and general commercial disputes.
Much of Daniel’s work has an international dimension. He has experience of jurisdiction and private international law issues, and has worked on cases involving elements of foreign law. Daniel is also a fluent Spanish speaker.
Daniel has particular experience in insurance and reinsurance. He has been instructed on various disputes in this field (both led and as sole counsel), and spent eight months on secondment at the insurance and reinsurance team of a leading London firm.
Examples of Daniel’s recent work include:
Before commencing practice, Daniel spent five months working full-time as a Judicial Assistant in the Commercial Court, assisting Judges with a variety of trials and procedural hearings, including sitting as the judicial assistant to Bryan J in the trial of National Bank Trust v Yurov & Others  EWHC 100 (Comm), a fraudulent misappropriation claim brought by a Russian bank against its former directors and shareholders.
2015-2016 BPTC City University, London. Graded as ‘Outstanding’. Placed 4th in year, out of 336 candidates.
2011-2015 BA Law Cambridge University (King’s College). First Class.
2013-2014 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Erasmus Programme, studying Spanish Law.
2009-2011 Taunton’s College, Southampton
Hogan Lovells Prize for performance in tripos exams (2012)
Winner of the Clyde and Co Colleges Moot, awarded by Lord Sumption (2012)
Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn (2015)
Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn (2015)
Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn (2016)
Barstow Scholarship, City University (2016)
Hubert Greenland Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn (2017)
Prior to being called to the Bar, Daniel volunteered at the National Centre for Domestic Violence and the Observatorio de Derechos Humanos (a human rights observatory in the Dominican Republic). He is a fluent Spanish speaker.