Dan’s practice is focused on commercial litigation, international arbitration, sports law and costs. Between Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 he is ranked as a leading barrister in all of these areas. The directories describe him as “a commercial litigator who has swiftly developed a strong reputation”, "a rising star of the Sports Bar" and “one to watch”.
Dan joined 4 New Square after training and practising as a solicitor-advocate at City firm Herbert Smith (now Herbert Smith Freehills). He has also worked as a litigator in the British Virgin Islands for leading offshore firm Conyers Dill &Pearman. One of only a handful of individuals at the Bar with this breadth of litigation experience, he is now typically instructed against more senior practitioners in substantial disputes in the High Court and in arbitral tribunals. He has also appeared as sole advocate in the Court of Appeal. More information about Dan’s practice is set out below, and further details can be accessed through the links on the left hand side of this page.