Dan is a Legal Director and clinical negligence solicitor, acting for Claimants in complex cases, all over the country.  Dan has a specialist interest in spinal injury cases, in particular Cauda Equina Syndrome claims.

Prior to joining Shoosmiths, Dan was a Director at Moosa-Duke Solicitors and before that he worked at Russell-Cooke in London. Since qualifying, Dan has exclusively represented claimants in high value, complex, novel and high profile personal injury and medical negligence cases. 

Dan has always been an enthusiastic contributor to his local legal community. Dan has served in many voluntary roles, including as Editor of the Leicestershire Law Society magazine and as President of the Leicestershire Medico-Legal Society. In 2021 Dan was awarded the accolade of Solicitor of the Year by the Leicestershire Law Society.

Throughout his career, Dan has always been an active member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), previously being Secretary for the Product Liability Special Interest Group and Co-ordinator for the East Midlands Group.

Dan acted for the claimant in the case of X v University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (2019) where there was a negligent delay in diagnosing and treating Cauda Equina Syndrome.   Dan recovered a 7 figure sum for the claimant, following a three week trial.  In light of his expertise in Cauda Equina Syndrome cases, Dan was invited to contribute to a new Cauda Equina Syndrome pathway, being implemented by three hospital trusts.


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