Daniel has over 10 years’ experience practising in Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Regulatory Law and Costs. His caseload is evenly divided between claimants and defendants and is mostly on the multi track. He is an experienced trial lawyer with a busy paper-based practice. He has a loyal following of solicitors and is particularly valued for his dynamic advocacy, robust pleadings and pragmatic advice.
Daniel is a popular junior practitioner in the south west and beyond. He undertakes work in a range of matters of varying complexity, encompassing the following areas:
Daniel has considerable experience of cases involving issues of fraud and fundamental dishonesty. Being a member of Guildhall’s Costs team, he is regularly instructed to attend CCMCs and assessment hearings. He is co-editor of the APIL Personal Injury Law, Practice and Precedents section on occupiers’ liability claims.
Daniel’s affable manner and rigorous analytical skills make him a popular choice for both claimants and defendants. He is very experienced in dealing with medical experts due to his professional discipline practice. He has experience of the following cases:
Daniel has considerable experience of acting on both sides of the disciplinary fence. He has prosecuted dentists at the General Dental Council and defended nurses at the Nursing and Midwifery Council. His cases have covered a panoply of performance, conduct, competence and health issues (including interim orders), and he has the unusual distinction of never having had a nurse struck off the register
Daniel is regularly instructed to deal with costs matters arising from his personal injury and clinical negligence practices, in particular CCMCs. He also attends applications and assessment hearings and provides advice on discrete costs issues.