Daniel is an 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, nationally significant infrastructure projects and large regeneration schemes.

Daniel has particular interest and experience in heritage planning issues.



  • Advising public bodies, landowners and developers on the heritage legal framework, including listed building applications, enforcement and consenting. Key instructions include acting 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 for the Environment Agency and the Canal & River Trust on their promotion of a complex environmental improvement scheme involving four linked compulsory purchase orders.
  • Advising clients including YTL and ENGIE on planning, infrastructure and highways agreements in relation to major developments in the housing, energy and leisure sectors.
  • Acting for clients on appeals, planning inquiries and High Court challenges.
  • Advising major energy and transport developers on nationally significant infrastructure projects.
  • Advising landowners on public rights of way issues, including definitive map modification orders and public path extinguishment and diversion.