Daniel advises clients on contract and commercial disputes and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on banking and financial services. His work often covers representations, fair dealing, financial and climate-related disclosures, and conduct issues.
Daniel has assisted clients with engagement and investigations involving the Commerce Commission, Financial Markets Authority, Serious Fraud Office and Inland Revenue.
He is a member of our Chapman Tripp Consulting advisory team working with clients on regulatory change and conduct programmes.
He spent two years on secondment at Slaughter and May in London, where he was an associate in the firm’s competition practice. During his time there, he advised on all aspects of competition law, including mergers and joint ventures, pricing and distribution structures, regulatory investigations and contentious matters.
- Advised one of New Zealand's largest business enterprises on several contract and regulatory disputes.
- Advised banks and insurers on conduct issues regarding alleged misleading or deceptive conduct, customer engagement and remediation.
- Advised a client on litigation risk associated with a syndication.
- Conducting internal investigations and interviews for several banking and financial services clients.
- Acted for a large listed New Zealand company on a contract interpretation dispute worth $35m.
- Assisted on a major multi-million dollar international arbitration involving the sale of a significant piece of New Zealand infrastructure on sensitive land to offshore interests.
- Advised receivers, liquidators and directors on litigation arising from several finance company collapses.
- Advised several large New Zealand companies on internal investigations regarding sensitive matters with litigation risk.
- Worked with several international and New Zealand clients on Commerce Commission investigations into alleged price-fixing activity.