Daniel Levy, Partner, Head of Real Estate Disputes, Real Estate

Personal Profile

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.
 
Consistently ranked at the top of the legal directories, Daniel is included in Chambers 100, the first ever ranking of the UK's top 100 business lawyers, and is ranked in Band 1 as a Leader in his Field in Chambers 2019. He is also recognised in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame and ranked as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 2018. 

Legal 500 has called him a "brilliant strategist", "dynamic and ruthless" and the "best property litigator in the UK". According to Chambers 2019, Daniel is a highly regarded practitioner "experienced in handling high-profile, complex property disputes, such as landlord and tenant matters and development disputes". Clients say that he is "always a go-to for specifically tricky matters and understands the commercial drivers".
 
Daniel is Former Chairman of the Property Litigation Association and a member of the RICS Dilapidations Forum.

Career History

Partner and Head of Property Litigation, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, Eversheds LLP
Solicitor, Lovells
Qualified, Nabarro Nathanson
University of Leeds

Articles and Publications

Daniel writes regularly for the property press.

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