Daniel practises across all the main areas of Chambers’ work, with particular expertise in commercial, public and regulatory, sport and competition matters.

He appears before a range of courts and tribunals, both as sole and junior counsel. Daniel also has experience in contested regulatory proceedings at various levels; he has acted for and/or against regulators in the fields of telecommunications, financial services, water, energy, sports and aviation. 

Daniel is ranked by the Legal 500 (2022) as a Rising Star (Tier 1) for Administrative and Public Law, and by Chambers and Partners (2022) as an 'Up and Coming' barrister for Administrative Law. He is also ranked for his Telecommunications work by the Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and Who's Who Legal. 

Daniel is on the Attorney General's C Panel of Counsel.

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Public & Regulatory

Daniel accepts instructions in all areas of public law, and he has substantial judicial review experience.

Daniel is ranked by the Legal 500 (2022) as a Rising Star (Tier 1) for Administrative and Public Law, and by Chambers and Partners (2022) as an 'Up and Coming' barrister for Administrative Law.

Daniel also acts on regulatory and professional discipline matters. He has acted for and/or against regulators in the fields of finance, energy, telecommunications, water, sports and aviation.  He has gained significant experience in the field of energy regulation, having spent four months in 2015-16 on secondment to Ofgem, and has acted regularly in energy-related disputes thereafter.  

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Commercial

Daniel accepts instructions in all areas of commercial litigation. He regularly appears in the Business and Property Courts (Commercial / Chancery) and in arbitrations, covering a wide variety of commercial disputes. 

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Sport

Daniel accepts instructions in all areas of Sports law, including regulatory/disciplinary and commercial.

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EU & Competition

Daniel accepts instructions in all areas of EU & Competition law.

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Civil Liberties & Human Rights

Daniel accepts instructions in all areas of Civil Liberties & Human Rights law. 

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Achievements

Education

MA (Oxon) Jurisprudence (Law with German Law): First Class; BPTC (Kaplan): Outstanding; BCL (Oxon): Distinction

Prizes & Scholarships

  • BCL Prize for International & European Employment Law; University of Oxford (2014)
  • Proxime Accessit Best Overall Student; Kaplan Law School (2013)
  • Littleton Chambers Prize for Labour Law; University of Oxford (2012)
  • 5 Stone Buildings Prize for Trusts Law; University of Oxford (2012)
  • Sweet & Maxwell Prize for Best Overall Performance in Law Moderations; University of Oxford (2009)
  • Slaughter and May Prize for Roman Law; University of Oxford (2009)
  • Phoenicia Scholar; Bar European Group (2015)
  • Walter Wigglesworth Scholar; Lincoln’s Inn (2014-2015)
  • Barton Scholar; Merton College, Oxford (2013-2014)
  • Pump Court Tax Chambers Scholar; University of Oxford (2013-2014)
  • Advocacy Scholar; Kaplan Law School (2012-2013)
  • Lord Denning Scholar; Lincoln’s Inn (2012-2013)
  • Waugh Scholar; Exeter College, Oxford (2009-2012)

Publications

2018, 2019, 2020: Cashman, Ratan & Scott, The British Yearbook of International Law, Decisions of British Courts involving questions of private international law

Memberships

  • COMBAR
  • BEG

Reported Judgments

  • R (Andrews) v Minister for the Cabinet Office [2021] EWHC 2233 (Admin), [2021] ACD 111
  • C-623/17 Privacy International [2021] 1 WLR 4421, [2021] 1 CMLR 30
  • R (McKenzie) v Leeds Crown Court [2020] EWHC 1867 (Admin), [2020] 4 WLR 106, [2021] 1 Cr App R 1
  • R (FACT) v Secretary of State [2020] EWCA Civ 649, Times March 23 2020, [2020] 1 WLR 3876, [2021] Env LR 3
  • Vodafone v Office of Communications [2020] EWCA Civ 183, [2020] QB 857, [2020] 2 WLR 1108
  • R (FACT) v Secretary of State [2019] EWHC 2951 (Admin), [2020] Env LR 14, [2020] ACD 9
  • R (Miller) v Prime Minister [2019] UKSC 41, [2020] AC 373, [2019] 3 WLR 589
  • Vodafone v Office of Communications [2019] EWHC 1234 (Comm), [2020] QB 200
  • R (Gwynt-y-Mor Offshore Wind Farm Ltd) v Gas and Electricity Markets Authority [2019] EWHC 654 (Admin) [2019] ACD 54
  • R (EU Lotto Ltd) v Secretary of State [2019] 1 CMLR 41
  • Privacy International v Secretary of State [2018] 4 All ER 275
  • Al Jaber v Al Ibrahim [2018] EWCA Civ 1690, [2019] 1 WLR 885
  • Abdullah v Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd [2017] EWHC 3016 (Comm), [2017] 2 CLC 792
  • Privacy International v Secretary of State [2018] 2 All ER 166
  • Gibson v Pride Mobility Products Ltd [2017] CAT 9, [2017] 4 CMLR 33
  • Privacy International v Secretary of State [2017] 3 All ER 647, [2016] HRLR 21

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