Dan is Head of our Commercial, IP & Technology Department. He also heads up the firm-wide Technology Sector Group.
IP & technology
Dan's practice covers a wide range of commercial law matters, in particular the exploitation and protection of all types of technology, data and intellectual property (IP).
Dan is highly experienced in leading business-critical projects relating to technology implementations, outsourcing and software development, acting for major IT vendors and also buyers in the financial services, leisure, manufacturing and retail sectors. He advises numerous clients on complex data protection, cyber security and confidentiality issues.
He also advises clients on complex IP transactions and disputes across a range of sectors. Much of his work relates to high-profile brands, high-value data, cutting-edge technology and sophisticated online activities.
Dan is heavily involved in developing and strengthening the firm's relationships with leading law firms overseas and regularly travels abroad in support of the firm's international activities.
Dan is a member of iTechLaw, the Society for Computers and Law, the Intellectual Property Lawyers' Organisation and the Technology and IP Committees of the International Bar Association.
Dan is listed as a 'Leading Individual' in both The Legal 500 2021 and Chambers and Partners UK 2020 editions.