Recommended for his excellent manner with clients and eloquent advocacy.

Legal 500, 2019

Daniel accepts instructions for advisory, drafting and court work in all of Chambers’ main practice areas.

He has a special interest in issues affecting the motor industry and is regularly instructed by dealer groups, manufacturers, car rental, finance and insurance companies.

  • Financial services

    Daniel advises businesses on all aspects of FCA regulation.

    He recently headed a pan-European regulatory review of insurance products for a multi-national corporation.

    He has particular experience advising start-ups, investment funds and businesses in relation to financial promotions and regulated activities.

    Daniel is instructed by banks and finance companies in disputes relating to the enforceability and the enforcement of credit and related agreements.

    He advises on securitisations and acquisitions and has experience of reviewing credit documentation.

    He was instructed by the Financial Services Authority in the review of its Handbook during the transition to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority.

  • Regulatory crime

    Daniel prosecutes and defends on a wide range of regulatory offences in the Crown and Magistrates’ Courts.

    He has particular experience of trade marks, planning, animal welfare, health and safety, and food labelling matters.

  • Events
  • Notable Cases
    • Edwards v Kumarasamy [2016] UKSC 40; [2016] A.C. 1334;
    • Gibson v Douglas [2016] EWCA Civ 1266; [2017] H.L.R. 11;
    • Newham LBC v Miah [2016] EWHC 1043 (Admin); [2016] P.T.S.R. 1082;
  • Directory Quotes
    • ‘A very good communicator and is extremely easy to work with; he works in a collaborative way and is a good team player.’ Legal 500 2020 (Financial Services)
    • ‘His analysis and advice is of very high quality, he is quick and flexible enough to pick up a wide variety of work.’ Legal 500 2020 (Consumer)
    • “Recommended for his excellent manner with clients and eloquent advocacy.” Legal 500 2019 (Consumer)
  • Publications
    • Author of the chapter ‘Collective Investment Schemes’ in ‘A Practitioner’s Guide to the UK Financial Services Rulebooks’, Thomson Reuters (2019)
    • Daniel is an editor of The Encyclopedia of Financial Services Law, Sweet & Maxwell
    • Daniel edited the Consumer Credit chapter in ‘Consumer and Trading Standards, Law and Practice’ (the ‘Pink Book‘), Lexis Nexis (2019) 
    • Food law competency requirements, Trading Standards Today, October 2016
    • Scams at home and abroad, Trading Standards Today, May 2014, co-authored with Iain MacDonald of Chambers
    • Moving motor credit rules up a gear? Trading Standards Today, January 2014
  • Education, qualifications, memberships

    Daniel enjoys travelling, world cinema and running. In addition to his legal qualifications Daniel has a degree in History and a Diploma in German from the University of Cambridge.

    Daniel lectures on European Consumer Law at Manchester University and volunteers for the Bar Pro Bono Unit.

    • Called Inner Temple, 2011
    • Inner Temple Exhibition Award
    • MA (Cantab) Trinity Hall, Cambridge


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