Dan specialises in advising banks and financial services firms on complex civil proceedings and regulatory investigations. Dan also has considerable experience advising a range of clients on litigation in other sectors, including rail procurement and energy.
Dan is rated in client feedback on Legal 500 as “highly intelligent” and a “future star”.
Dan has undertaken client secondments to Deutsche Bank (where he worked on high-profile civil litigation and investigations) and to UBS Wealth Management (where he advised on the effect and implementation of new regulation).
Dan’s experience includes advising:
- Lloyds Banking Group in relation to a portfolio of claims arising out of the sale of interest rate hedging products.
- Stagecoach Group in procurement proceedings regarding the award of UK rail franchises worth over £1bn.
- an international life assurance firm in relation to group litigation brought by investors in offshore products.
- an international bank in relation to an internal investigation regarding sales of FX derivatives.
- British Petroleum in defending an £85 claim relating to the suspension of natural gas production at a North Sea platform.
Dan has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Bristol and a BA in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford. He trained with Herbert Smith Freehills in London and Singapore, qualifying in 2012.