Listed as a leading individual in Legal 500 : (total professional commitment is exceptional and the quality of care is quite unique).
I have a lot of experience exclusively in high net worth family law having started as a trainee solicitor at Boodle Hatfield in Oxford and London, continuing to Blandy & Blandy and then Pannone. I have postgraduate training in psychology and I am an experienced Family Mediator and Collaborative Practitioner. I became a Director at Whitehead Monckton in July 2016.
I am a committed Resolution Member, having sat on the National Committee from 2013 to 2016, and Trustee of the John Cornwell Foundation. I train psychotherapists, solicitors and other professionals nationally to work effectively for clients out of court and to promote interdisciplinary working so that families are provided with lasting, meaningful solutions to family challenges which arise.
I am a Resolution Accredited Specialist in financial and children proceedings and I have particular expertise in:
- collaborative and mediation agreements and meetings;
- complex financial proceedings and cases involving foreign clients and assets;
- applications to remove children from the jurisdiction;
- pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.
What my clients say:
‘I should like to take this opportunity to say how much your patience and kindness meant to me during times that were so difficult and often heartbreaking. You were a constant source of thoughtful and generous support and understanding.’
‘I would also like to thank you for your professional outlook, understanding and help in both my marital and personal problems. I will look forward to your help in the near future with my divorce and further legal matters. Thank you.’
Thanks again for all our meetings and all your advice, you have been a true gentleman all the way through and you are a credit to your firm. The empathy you have shown not only to me but also to my ex-wife has been second to none.’
'When we had our meeting, I knew that we had two strong, extremely capable and totally dedicated personalities doing their utmost to get a satisfactory conclusion to our situation. I can assure you Daniel that, with your continual positive and helpful approach to all matters, this has kept us upbeat and strong. It was a great pleasure to have been able to meet you and also Lucy Nevard, who offered such expertise and professional guidance too. We have been very fortunate in having you all 'on our team'.'
'I just wanted you to know how very lucky I feel to have had you represent me over these months. It's enabled me to be as strong as I could knowing I had your expertise and immense insight supporting the process. Your professional commitment is exceptional and the quality of care is quite unique.'
When out of the office:
I used to be a wreck diver but now I have children I enjoy watching films, cooking and being a Dad. I’ve completed the Manchester 10k for Cancer Research and the London to Brighton Bike Ride for the British Heart Foundation.