According to client testimonials in the Legal 500 (2024), Daniel is “seriously impressive. A very bright lawyer with excellent commercial nouse, who gets great results for his clients”, “incredibly bright and goes above and beyond for clients”, “a very calm presence, who has a good grasp of both commercial and legal aspects” whose “legal knowledge is second to none … a very hard worker. A true star.”
Daniel is experienced in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution. He has successfully represented UK and international businesses and individuals in all divisions of the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Privy Council, as well as the county courts and arbitrations.
He has extensive experience of professional negligence claims and acted for the successful claimant in the leading Court of Appeal case Levicom v Linklaters. Daniel has also acted in numerous complex claims against banks and other large institutions. He often represents directors and shareholders in corporate disputes and has considerable experience of insolvency and private client/trust disputes.
Daniel has worked with clients in, and has developed a deep understanding of, a wide variety of business sectors. Much of his work has a cross-border aspect, and he frequently acts for and against offshore corporations, coordinating teams of lawyers and experts in different jurisdictions.
He has also been involved in some of the most significant fraud cases of the last decade (including Orb v Ruhan, Dar Al-Arkan and Ablyazov). He has obtained and resisted many commercial injunctions and has been appointed by the High Court as supervising solicitor on a search order.
Daniel joined Jury O’Shea in 2017 from Stewarts Law LLP where he was a founding member of the commercial litigation department and was made partner in 2013. He studied philosophy at Sheffield University and interests when not litigating include the arts, paragliding and food.