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Dan Eziefula

Dan Eziefula

Senior Associate

Dan is a commercial litigator specialising in banking and financial services disputes.



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.