Hickman & Rose

Daniel Machover

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Daniel Machover is head of department at Hickman & Rose and a recognised leader in the fields of administrative and public law, civil liberties and police law.

He brings enormous experience and skill to private and public law claims arising from the criminal justice system, inquests and public inquiries.

His clients include victims of crime, families bereaved by deaths in custody and claimants and defendants 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 often arises from serious human rights violations abroad, including securing judicial arrest warrants in the UK.


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.

Professional Memberships

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


Inquests: a practitioner’s guide, 3rd edition (co-author), Denning Law Journal, regular contributor to major news publications.