Daniel Black

Daniel Black


He has a wide-ranging interest in legal disputes and applied to Chambers in order to develop a varied expertise in civil, commercial and public law matters. Additionally, having studied law in three jurisdictions, he was attracted by Chambers’ specialisms in international and cross-border work.

Daniel studied law at the University of Glasgow graduating with a First-Class Degree in 2012. During this time he studied abroad at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, winning a prize in National Security Law. Subsequently, he obtained the GDL from City University London, where he also completed his BPTC. Daniel holds the Bachelor of Civil Law Degree which he read at St Hilda’s College, Oxford.


LL.B. (Hons), University of Glasgow (First Class)
GDL, City University London
BPTC, City University London
BCL, St Hilda’s College, Oxford.


Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple
Jules Thorn Scholarship, Middle Temple
Colombos Public International Law Essay Prize, Middle Temple
National Security Law Prize, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Awards and Prizes

Colombos International Law Essay Prize (Middle Temple) 2015

Oxford Legal Assistance Moot, second place (University of Oxford) 2014

Jules Thorn Scholarship (Middle Temple) 2013

GDL Mooting Competition, second place (City University London) 2012

Queen Mother Scholarship (Middle Temple) 2012

Only candidate to achieve a ‘First’ in each of the Constitutional Law Honours research and final exam elements (University of Glasgow) 2012

National Security Law Prize (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) 2011

GPA 3.9/4.0 (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) 2011


Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)