Dan Saxby

Dan Saxby


Dan undertakes general commercial and business law, and undertakes work in all areas of contract law, including sale of goods and consumer credit. He has an interest in insolvency law and has experience in that field.

A significant proportion of his practice is in employment law and he has tribunal experience in unfair and wrongful dismissal, breach of contract and sex discrimination cases.

He also undertakes a wide variety of personal injury work, including employers, occupiers and public liability cases. He has a particular interest in the increasing overlap of health and safety issues in the workplace and employment law.

He has considerable experience as an advocate appearing before inquests (including those concerned with accidents in the workplace), and specialist tribunals such as the CRU Appeals Board.

Publications and Lectures:

Dan has acted as co-ordinator for the Employment Law Association advocacy training courses, and has led employment advocacy training skills seminars run by chambers for solicitor clients. He contributed to ‘Oliver & Dingemans: Employers Liability Cases’. He also contributes to client bulletins produced by Chambers in Commercial, Personal Injury and Travel.

Legal Directories

Chambers and Partners 2019 

  • "Dan is an excellent advocate and tactician. He is thorough, well skilled and highly effective in court."
  • "He is superb in conference and has a fantastic way of getting the absolute best out of experts. He gently teases out information and is able to identify weaknesses and strengths in the evidence."
  • "He is very detailed in his analysis, client-focused and readily accessible."
  • Travel: International Personal Injury

Chambers and Partners 2018

  • 'Dan is an excellent advocate and tactician. He is thorough, well skilled and versatile in winning the most difficult of arguments. He is highly effective in court'.
  • 'If you want someone to fight your corner you go to him'.
  • Travel: International Personal Injury

Chambers and Partners 2017

  • 'He's very bright, persuasive, quick-witted and a safe pair of hands in front of a judge. His experience in foreign law cases is useful.'
  • 'He is a hugely experienced advocate who knows how to win in court.'
  • 'Dan is able to achieve tremendous results for his clients in court and is very popular amongst travel lawyers and clients alike.'
  • Travel: International Personal Injury

Chambers and Partners 2016

  • 'Brilliant and hugely successful in court'
  • 'An extremely able advocate who does very well against silks'.
  • Travel law

Legal 500 (2018)

  • ‘His ability to get under the skin of the technical arguments and present a client’s position in a clear and articulate way is excellent.’
  • Travel law: Leading juniors 
  •  ‘He is extremely bright and very personable.’
  • Perosnal Injury - Leading Junior

Legal 500 (2016 and 2017)

  • 'He outshines many of his peers'.
  • Personal Injury - Leading Junior




MA (Law) Girton College, Cambridge.