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Overview

Dan practises in all areas of civil law and specialises in the fields of commercial, personal injury, counter fraud and inquests.

Away from the Bar, Dan enjoys international travel and is an enthusiastic sportsman.

Commercial

Dan provides advice and representation at all levels in relation to a wide range of commercial matters, ranging from insolvency (personal and corporate) to contractual disputes.

Having focused on commercial law and corporate insolvency during his Master’s Degree at the University of Nottingham, Dan blends specialist academic knowledge and practical skills.

  • Notable cases have involved:
  • Commercial tenancies
  • High Court winding up petitions
  • Contracts for the sale of goods and services

Consumer credit litigation, such as the enforceability of credit-hire agreements.

Personal Injury

Dan is experienced in all areas of personal injury litigation from advising on prospects of success, tactics and quantum to representing both Claimants and Defendants at hearings at all levels within the County Court.

  • Particular areas of specialism in this area include:
  • Disclosure (both before and after issue of proceedings)
  • Applications in relation to Default Judgment
  • Relief from sanctions
  • Quantification of damages in relation to infant Claimants

Dan is familiar with all elements of inquest practice and procedure, providing step-by-step representation and advice for bereaved families and other interested parties.

Particular areas of specialism include the role and extent of evidence at inquests and the scope of the verdict.

Dan is happy to consider instructions on the basis of a conditional fee agreement.

Counter Fraud

Dan specialises in claims involving fraud considerations including alleged staged accidents, phantom passengers and low velocity impacts.

Frequently advising, drafting statements of case and providing representation at Fast and Multi Track trials and interim hearings, Dan is highly familiar with the unique matrix of factual issues and tactics involved in this area and has considerable experience of the forensic investigation process necessary for the successful presentation of such cases at trial.

Notable cases have included a successful High Court appeal involving the introduction of new evidence of fraud discovered post-trial, ring frauds and high value multi-party litigation.

Notable Cases

Areas of Work

  • Commercial
  • Personal Injury
  • Counter Fraud
  • Inquests

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