Daniel is a commercial litigator with significant experience in representing corporations, funds, financial institutions and directors in complex, high-value disputes. He regularly acts in High Court litigation, and has advised in numerous domestic and international arbitrations. He has also managed litigation in foreign jurisdictions, both civil and common law.
Daniel’s practice covers a range of industry sectors including financial markets, investment funds, mining, oil and gas and insurance/reinsurance. He has rights of audience in the Higher Courts of England and Wales.
Daniel has been, and continues to be, involved in some of the largest and highest profile cases in the London litigation market. In the last two consecutive years his cases have featured in The Lawyer’s “Top 20 Cases of the Year”.
Daniel is regarded as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in The Legal 500 UK 2016 for Banking Litigation and Commercial Litigation. He receives praise for being “a strategic thinker” who “brings real energy to cases”. He was recently described, by the Commercial Dispute Resolution publication, 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. This has included appearing on the BBC World Service’s “Business Daily” programme discussing the recent LIBOR and foreign currency exchange rate rigging scandals. He is a member of the Commercial Litigation Association, the International Bar Association and the London Solicitor Litigation Association.