Daniel focuses on complex and high value commercial litigation and arbitration, both for claimants and defendants.
He represents clients across a range of industry sectors, including financial markets, investment funds, mining, oil and gas, and insurance/reinsurance. Most of his cases are international in nature, and he has co-ordinated proceedings in numerous common and civil law jurisdictions. He is particularly experienced in disputes emanating from the CEE region.
Daniel has been, and continues to be, involved in some of the largest and highest profile cases in the London disputes market. In recent years he has acted in several cases which have featured in The Lawyer’s “Top 20 Cases of the Year”. He has also advised in internal investigations and civil fraud cases. As a solicitor-advocate, Daniel has rights of audience in the Higher Courts of England and Wales.
Daniel is ranked in the Chambers UK 2022 Guide for Commercial and Corporate Litigation, with clients recognising him for being “very meticulous, hard-working and on top of the detail”. The Legal 500 UK Guide describes Daniel as “hugely talented“, “with a really creative eye for litigation strategy“, “an exceptionally committed, exceptionally hard working lawyer, with a careful and thorough approach to issues” and “a really effective litigator“. He has also been described as “very smart, client focused and details-oriented” and “excellent, with great attention to detail, wide experience and excellent client care’“. He has also been praised as “highly professional”, and “a strategic thinker” who “brings real energy to cases”. He is highly ranked across the Commercial Litigation, Banking Litigation and International Arbitration categories. He was recently described, by Commercial Dispute Resolution magazine, as “one of a new breed of independent and forceful commercial litigation partners”.
Daniel trained and qualified at a major international law firm, where he undertook secondments to the firm’s Hong Kong office and one of the world’s largest financial institutions. He joined Signature in August 2013 from another leading City of London law firm.
Daniel has published articles and delivered talks on a number of topical issues, and regularly comments in the trade and legal press. He also sits on the Litigation Committee of the City of London Law Society.