Does third party funding still represent the way forward in arbitration?
20 November 2019
Dan has represented domestic and multinational corporates, investors, high-net-worth individuals and government entities in a variety of dispute scenarios. He has extensive experience of advising clients operating within the oil and gas and technology sectors, but has acted in matters arising in a wide range of commercial industries, including construction, transport, mining, power, manufacturing, shipping, hospitality and consumer retail.
Dan has a particular expertise in disputes connected with the African continent and has advised on matters involving a variety of African states, using his fluency in French as needed. He has a similar practice in the Middle East and has acted on various matters from the region.
Dan is an international arbitration specialist and has conducted arbitrations under a variety of governing laws and pursuant to many of the major institutional rules as well as under ad hoc arrangements. He has experience of English court litigation, investment treaty arbitration and forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including mediation and expert determination.
Dan is active in the arbitration community and is a supporter of the annual Vis Moot competition. He has a strong interest in legal technology, including in respect of eDisclosure, and is an expert in using such technology to assist in the resolution of major disputes.
A selection of Dan’s experience includes advising:
Dan is an alumnus of University College London (UCL). He trained at Pinsent Masons and qualified into its commercial disputes team. After over eight years at the firm, he moved to the leading arbitration practice at White & Case where he remained for a number of years before joining Stewarts in April 2019.
Dan is a member of various arbitration and industry associations.
Contributed to a chapter in The Law and Business of LNG (3rd ed.) (2017).
Dan enjoys music, cycling, computing and travelling. He is often found chasing after his mischievous dachshund, Dudley.