Daniel has a broad practice across Chambers’ core areas of expertise, with a particular emphasis on disputes with an international dimension.

Daniel regularly appears as sole counsel in the County Court and has appeared as sole counsel in the High Court and has appeared (led) in the Privy Council.

Before gaining tenancy at 3 Hare Court in October 2018, Daniel read for a joint degree in International Relations and Modern History at St Andrews, followed by an accelerated law degree at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. He was called to the Bar as a Prince of Wales Scholar of Gray’s Inn.

Expertise

Daniel has experience across a range of commercial and chancery litigation, including civil fraud, contractual, resitutionary and breach of trust claims. Since starting tenancy, his work has included advice, pleadings, skeleton arguments and regular court appearances in substantive and interlocutory hearings. He also has experience working in-house at solicitors’ firms, having spent several months on secondment to the commercial litigation department of Peters & Peters LLP.

Notable Commercial and Chancery cases


Drafting statements of case in a construction dispute arising out of the Hinkley Point nuclear power station project.


Assisting with drafting statements of case for a multi-million-pound breach of contract and unjust enrichment claim relating to a series of property developments.


Advising on the enforcement of a C$16,000,000 Canadian judgment under the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933.


Advising (as junior counsel) in an ICC arbitration concerning railway infrastructure supply contracts.


Advising in relation to breach of trust and devastavit claims against personal representatives.


Acting in claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.


Assisting, as a pupil, Simon Davenport QC and Tom Poole in Re One Blackfriars Ltd; Hyde v Bannon [2017], a successfully resisted interlocutory application that concerned the relationship between the CPR and Insolvency Rules as part of a multi-million pound claim against former administrators of a company.


As a pupil, Daniel assisted Richard Samuel in Tenaga Nasional Berhad v Frazer-Nash Research [2018] EWHC 1848 (QB), an application to register Malaysian judgments under the Administration of Justice Act 1920.


As a pupil, assisting James Guthrie QC in advising on title to a Middle Eastern antiquity.


As a pupil, assisting Peter Knox QC in an application for an interim injunction in the Privy Council as part of a dispute concerning a contract to operate onshore oil fields.


As a pupil, Daniel assisted with a number of Privy Council appeals ranging from matters of constitutional law to defamation and trusts of land. Since commencing tenancy his work includes:

Notable Constitutional Law - Privy Council cases


Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago v Ayers-Caesar [2019] UKPC 44.

Acting on behalf of the President of Trinidad and Tobago (led by Howard Stevens QC).


Commissioner of Prisons and another (Respondents) v Seepersad and another

Due to appear (being led by Howard Stevens QC) in this Privy Council Appeal from Trinidad & Tobago which is due for hearing on 11 March 20201.


Daniel is instructed to advise and act in a variety of insolvency and company law matters. He has experience appearing regularly in the High Court before Insolvency and Companies Court (ICC) Judges.

Notable Company and Insolvency cases


Lily Properties & Anoth v Stonebridge & Others [2020] EWHC 2113 (CH)

Assisting Richard Samuel in relation to an unfair prejudice petition involving a company formed by a residential community.


Assisting with drafting statements of case in relation to a claim for specific performance of shareholders’ agreements arising out of a series of property developments.


Re One Blackfriars Ltd; Hyde v Bannon [2017]

Assisting, as a pupil, Simon Davenport QC and Tom Poole in Re One Blackfriars Ltd; Hyde v Bannon [2017], a successfully resisted interlocutory application that concerned the relationship between the CPR and Insolvency Rules as part of a multi-million pound claim against former administrators of a company.


As a pupil, assisting with advising insolvency practitioners in respect of misfeasance, wrongful trading and preference claims against directors and others.


Daniel’s practice includes advising and acting in offshore litigation.

Notable Offshore cases


Due to appear (led by Howard Stevens QC) in Commissioner of Prisons and another (Respondents) v Seepersad and another (Appellants) (Trinidad and Tobago) JCPC 2019/0112


Assisting with advising the parliament of a British Overseas Territory on the powers and privileges of its members.


Acting on behalf of the President of Trinidad and Tobago (led by Howard Stevens QC) in Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago v Ayers-Caesar [2019] UKPC 44.


Assisting, as a pupil, Peter Knox QC in an application for an interim injunction in the Privy Council as part of a dispute concerning a contract to operate onshore oil fields.


Daniel has gained experience across a range of public law matters and is a member of the Attorney General’s junior junior scheme.

Notable Public Law cases


Due to appear (led by Howard Stevens QC) in Commissioner of Prisons and another (Respondents) v Seepersad and another (Appellants) (Trinidad and Tobago) JCPC 2019/0112


Acting on behalf of the President of Trinidad and Tobago (led by Howard Stevens QC) in Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago v Ayers-Caesar [2019] UKPC 44.


Daniel has experience acting and advising in claims under the Package Travel Regulations and the Montreal and Athens Conventions. He regularly appears for major airlines in County Court claims by passengers for compensation under Regulation 261/2004.

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Please contact us either by telephone: +44 (0)20 7415 7800 or email: clerks@3harecourt.com

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