About Daniel

Daniel joined Thursfields in 2015 and works within the award-winning dispute resolution department.  Prior to this, Daniel  spent 10 years undertaking various in-house roles as a Litigation Executive overseeing a broad range of commercial litigation matters. Consequently, Daniel has a mixed variety of matters, which is generally split 60% contract and consumer, and 40% commercial litigation and defamation matters, and he regularly appears in the County Court as an advocate for most of these. Daniel is able to bring a commercially-adaptive, practical approach to his cases and has been commended for his attention to detail.

Daniel is also the current Chair of the LGBTQ+ Committee, appointed with the task of working with Stonewall and other committees to promote and educate the importance of diversity and inclusivity for the LGBTQ+ community, both inside and outside of the workplace.

Expertise

Daniel is regularly instructed by corporate clients on a wide range of matters and has been involved with claims including:

Contract, Tort, and Agency

  • The liability of an agent selling goods under an agency/principal relationship at an undervalue and in breach of that relationship
  • Misrepresentation claims
  • Unfair contract terms and penalties
  • Defamation law, including recovery of damages and advice on pre-publication
  • Recovery of fees due under agency agreements or contracts
  • Advice in respect of contractual liability and enforceability
  • Advice on loans between individuals/family members

Consumer Rights

  • Breach of statutory rights in relation to faulty products, including high-value motorhomes, caravans, cars, and holidays
  • Recovering damages in relation to breaches by traders/sellers of goods and/or services
  • Disputes relating to quality of works or goods

Commercial Litigation

  • Recovery of damages for sale of large-value plant and machinery
  • Enforcement of high-value contractual debt including costs awards
  • Winding up petitions and corporate insolvency
  • Enforcement of judgments

Daniel has a keen interest in applications to set aside judgment, having represented a large number of clients in those applications, and is regularly successful in both prosecuting and opposing them, with a track record of recovering his client’s legal costs within those proceedings where an agreement cannot be reached.

 

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