Daniel is a Partner and Head of the Property Litigation department. One of the largest and most well-regarded practices in London, the team advises leading UK property companies, developers, corporate occupiers, investment funds and high net worth individuals. Daniel's specialism is in complex property related disputes, including development disputes, injunctions, judicial reviews, dilapidations, rights to light and neighbourly matters, service charge disputes, trespasses, consents, rent reviews, lease renewals, high value residential disputes and joint venture disputes.
Daniel and his team regularly participate in court and trial work – including in the Appeal Courts. Daniel and the lawyers he works with are highly skilled litigators and experienced negotiators, mediators and arbitrators. Their cases, given their size and complexity, often attract significant media interest and require a commercial and strategic approach.
Daniel is consistently ranked at the top of the legal directories as a leader in his field. He is included in Chambers 100, the first ever ranking of the UK's top 100 business lawyers and, according to Legal 500 2015, Daniel has a "good commercial approach" and is the "best property litigator in the UK".
According to Chambers 2016, Daniel is a highly regarded practitioner in the field with experience in a range of complex matters including major commercial and residential issues. Interviewees praise his "wonderful knack of putting his clients at ease, even in difficult circumstances." Other sources say he is "commercially astute, can assimilate information quickly and is in tune with clients' needs" and is also described by Legal 500 2018 as a Leading Individual.
Daniel is Former Chairman of the Property Litigation Association and a member of the RICS Dilapidations Forum.
Partner and Head of Property Litigation, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, Eversheds LLP
Qualified, Nabarro Nathanson
University of Leeds
Articles and Publications
Daniel writes regularly for the property press.