Hickman & Rose

Daniel Machover

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Daniel is head of department at Hickman & Rose and a recognised leader in the fields of administrative and public law, civil liberties and police law. Daniel brings enormous experience and skill to private and public law claims arising from the criminal justice system. His clients include victims of crime, families bereaved by deaths in custody, prisoners, and both accusers and accused in civil fraud cases. He represents bereaved and survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire at the on-going public inquiry. He is expert in domestic and international human rights law, acting in complex multi-party, cross-border and European court litigation. He successfully represented Maxim Bakiev in his defence of a civil claim of involvement in an attempted murder in Kyrgyzstan. His international work is often focused on serious human rights violations in other countries, including securing judicial arrest warrants in the UK.

Professional Memberships

International Bar Association, Police Action Lawyers Group, INQUEST Lawyers Group and Liberty.


Qualified in 1988. Worked at North Kensington Law Centre, Liberty and Christian Fisher. Head of Hickman and Rose civil department from 1997 and partner from 1998. Chairs INQUEST.


Inquests: a practitioner’s guide, 3rd edition (2014), published by Legal Action Group (co-author), Denning Law Journal, The Times, The Guardian and other publications. Major contributor on access to justice for victims of international crimes.