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. He also handles group litigation.
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 2024 Guide for Commercial and Corporate Litigation, which praises Daniel as “exceptional” and a source says he “knows how to set the right course for the case and he does it with real aplomb.” Clients also recognise him for being “an exceptionally skilled lawyer with an eye for detail and a strategic focus”. Another source notes that “Daniel has a brilliant legal brain coupled with common sense and pragmatism that gets the job done.” Additionally, Daniel is highly ranked in both the Chambers Europe and Global 2023 Guides, with a source highlighting him as “a really excellent commercial litigator.”
The Legal 500 UK 2024 Guide describes Daniel as “an intelligent and skilled lawyer”, “a brilliant communicator and always with a practical solution to hand”, who is “cool under pressure” . He is recognised as a Leading Individual in the Commercial Litigation category and recommended in the Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation category.
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.