Daniel has experience advising on complex, high-value commercial disputes and international arbitration proceedings in many global jurisdictions. He has acted for a diverse range of clients across several industries including oil & gas, construction, and financial services in the context of both international arbitration and litigation.
Daniel has particular experience of commercial arbitration in Southeast Asia.
Daniel studied Law at Durham University, after which he spent two years as an executive in the music industry. After completing his LPC, Daniel joined Herbert Smith Freehills in London as a trainee solicitor. During his training contract, Daniel was seconded to the firm’s Hong Kong office, working in its international arbitration team.
Upon qualification, Daniel joined Herbert Smith Freehills’ dispute resolution team in Singapore, where he gained a wealth of experience acting for clients across Southeast Asia on high-value, complex commercial arbitrations.
Daniel returned to London and joined Enyo Law in June 2018.
- Acting for an Indonesian oil and gas company in SIAC arbitration proceedings in Singapore, defending a claim of over $200m in connection with the forfeiture of an oil & gas block interest.
- Acting for a Thai subsidiary of an international financial services group in relation to TAI proceedings in Thailand, defending a claim for alleged breaches under a shareholders' agreement.
- Acting for a Chinese telecommunications company in ICC arbitration proceedings in Singapore in relation to a claim of over $75m for wrongful termination and breaches under a turn-key supply and construction contract.
- Acting for an Australian-owned Indonesian construction company in relation to bankruptcy proceedings brought in Indonesia in breach of an arbitration agreement.
- Acting for two Australian-owned Indonesian companies in SIAC arbitration proceedings in Singapore and related litigation in the Indonesian and Singapore courts concerning a contract for financial advisory services.
- A Tale Of Two Cities: An Analysis of Divergent Approaches to Negative Jurisdictional Rulings (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 8 November 2016)
- Getting the Deal Through: Litigation Funding (Singapore) (GTDT Market Research, 2016)
- Third-party funding of international arbitration now permitted in Singapore (Practical Law, 15 March 2017)
- Applicable law of arbitration agreements: Singapore revisits the English case of Sulamérica (Lexology, 17 November 2016)