Dan is highly experienced in the full range of personal and corporate insolvency litigation, particularly in cases with an international element. He acts for and against directors in respect of claims by liquidators, particularly where tax mitigation schemes have been entered into. He regularly represents office-holders in respect of professional negligence claims.
Outside insolvency, Dan undertakes a broad range of commercial and company claims, including arbitrations and shareholder claims.
“Highly popular in the market for his advocacy style and personable manner. He undertakes wide-ranging insolvency work with a particular emphasis on claims arising from participation in tax avoidance schemes. He is also well regarded for his handling of professional negligence claims both for and against insolvency office holders. He is noted for his expertise in international insolvency matters” (Chambers and Partners, 2020)
Dan is a member of the R3 Fraud Group.
Dan is instructed pursuant to COMBAR terms basis A.
Hunt v. Financial Conduct Authority (Re Total Debt Relief Ltd (In Liquidation))  EWHC 2018 (Ch) - approval of distribution plan for FCA regulated debt management business.
Re DCL Hire Ltd (In Liquidation)  EWHC 2086 (Ch) - appeal on relief from liability of directors.
Devon Commercial Property Ltd v. Barnett  EWHC 700 (Ch) - defending claim against receivers alleged to have conflict of duty.
Brewer v. Iqbal  B.C.C. 746 - defending claim against liquidator alleged to have sold television channels at an undervalue.
Chambers and Partners 2020
Commercial Bar Association
London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association
Chancery Bar Asociation
R3:Association of Business Recovery Professionals
BA (Modern History) St Catherine’s College, Oxford.
BA (Law) Downing College, Cambridge.