Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution
Commercial | Dispute Resolution | Financial Services | International | Tech
Dan regularly acts in respect of shareholder/company disputes and in relation to allegations of fraud. In the regulatory environment, Dan has experience of addressing FCA and SFO investigations in respect of money laundering and bribery issues.
Dan also specialises in consumer litigation and assists individual clients in creating claimant groups or recovering assets from frauds where individuals have few other options. He recognises that litigation is commonly an unwelcome distraction for most clients and he aims to assist in resolving theses issues as quickly and cost effectively as possible.
Dan obtained his higher rights over ten years ago and is active in pro bono work (most recently in respect of Covid-19 related issues).
- London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA)
- Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association (CFLA)
- Royal Historical Society (RHS)
Some of Dan's previous cases:
Acting for a major Russian bank in a successful High Court action against a number of ex-employees accused of fraud. The case was worth over £200 million, the trial lasted for almost six months and involved related proceedings in numerous jurisdictions with over twenty witnesses.
Acting for an individual defendant in an alleged complex petroleum fraud. The case was alleged to be worth over USD300 million.
Acting for a substantial hedge fund as claimant in respect of a £30 million dispute over the operation of tag and drag rights.
Acting for a shareholder in a dispute with a BVI incorporated company that specialises in providing services in Kazakhstan and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. The case was brought in the BVI and has involved a number of injunctions (including successfully injuncting the placing and open offer of shares on the London Stock Exchange).
Acting for an individual defendant in respect of fraud allegations made against her to the amount of £60 million. The case involved a world-wide freezing order and has links to Romania, the West Indies, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
Acting for a Canadian medicinal cannabis start-up company in respect of a shareholder dispute.
Re Meem Memory Ltd - Acting for a start-up technology firm in respect of a challenge to a pre-pack administration. The alleged claim included allegations of dishonest assistance and knowing receipt.
Learn more about about Dan's areas of expertise:
"Very personable, sensible and good with clients."