Lawyer profile for UK 2022
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Daniel is a Principal Associate based in our London office and specialises in defending actions against the police. He is listed in the Chambers and Partners UK 2021 guide as an "Associate to watch". Interviewees reported to Chambers and Partners UK that he works "incredibly hard" and is a "trusted player".
Daniel represents a number of police forces and is frequently instructed in high profile claims and inquests. Daniel represented Sussex Police in the litigation which arose following the drone incursions at Gatwick Airport in December 2018. He has represented the British Transport Police in a number of sensitive claims including the high profile acquittal of a male accused of sexually assaulting an actress from Game of Thrones at Waterloo station and a claim which resulted from the use of a spit hood at London Bridge station where footage of the incident went viral.