Daniel is a senior associate in the Planning and Compulsory Purchase team. He trained at Burges Salmon before qualifying in 2017.

He has experience advising clients on a wide range of planning and CPO issues, including planning appeals, High Court challenges, compulsory purchase order promotion and compensation and public rights of way.

Daniel has particular interest and experience in heritage planning issues, and has presented webinars and authored a range of articles on heritage law and policy.

  • Advising public bodies, landowners and developers on the heritage legal framework, including listed building applications, enforcement and consenting, including under the ecclesiastical exemption regime. Key instructions include acting for Historic England on the planning inquiry for the ‘Tulip’ viewing platform due to impacts on the setting of the Tower of London World Heritage Site. He also acted for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Historic Royal Palaces as the principal support lawyer to leading counsel on a series of planning inquiries and a High Court challenge relating to impacts on the setting of the Kew Gardens World Heritage Site and listed buildings within it.
  • Advising on heritage issues affecting non-designated assets, listed buildings, conservation areas and world heritage sites across London.
  • Acting on the promotion of complex compulsory purchase orders, including acting for the Environment Agency and the Canal & River Trust on their promotion of an environmental improvement scheme involving four linked compulsory purchase orders. Daniel has also acted on a number of large highways schemes underpinned by compulsory purchase orders, including for North Somerset Council.
  • Advising clients on consenting issues and planning, infrastructure and highways agreements in relation to major developments in the housing, employment, energy and leisure sectors, including for ENGIE (in particular the redevelopment of the former Rugeley Power Station) and GLA Land & Property.
  • Acting for clients on appeals, planning inquiries and High Court challenges.
  • Advising landowners on public rights of way issues, including definitive map modification orders, legal event modification orders and public path extinguishment and diversion.