Daniel is highly regarded as a specialist in criminal and fraud law, professional discipline, privacy and regulatory law. He has been quoted extensively in the press and appeared in leading policy and news programmes as a commentator in relation to high-profile cases.
Daniel has spoken nationally and internationally on various legal issues, including regulation of online hate, international money laundering, anonymity for suspects facing allegations of sexual offences and the application of law to challenge terrorist financing.
In his voluntary capacity, Daniel holds Director and Trustee roles in a not-for-profit legal charity, a charity which has rescued at-risk persons from Afghanistan and a boxing charity for socially deprived youths.
Advising a mid-sized regional law firm in an investigation into breaches of the Code of Conduct by a partner.
Advising an insolvency practitioner in an investigation by the ICAEW and developing systems to avoid disciplinary action
Acting pro-bono for a barrister at the end of her life, in an application to the High Court for a suspension imposed by the Bar Tribunal and Adjudication Service, to be lifted so she could die as a full member of the Bar [Hewson v BSB 2021]
Advising on the restructure of an accountancy practice to avoid regulatory breaches
Defending an online doctors’ and pharmaceutical practice in a GPhC prosecution for trading without being properly registered
Advising a large rehabilitation case management business as to the need to register with the Care Quality Commission (“CQC”), pursuant to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014
Advising the mother of an Israeli soldier, kidnapped in 1982, on a Freedom of Information matter, to secure evidence held by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
UKLFI – Director of a not-for-profit legal organization which uses the law to challenge unfair bias against Israel
Free From Fear (formerly Azadi) – Director of a charity which has extracted and resettled over 3,000 Afghans who had assisted the Coalition forces and worked to build a democracy and who were therefore targeted and at risk of murder by the Taliban.
Bridgewater ABC – Trustee of an amateur boxing club which aims to provide a safe environment, build confidence and give guidance, to young people from under-privileged backgrounds, through the sport of boxing.
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