Daniel is a partner at Chapman Tripp, where he leads the firm's international arbitration and trade law practice.
Daniel is recognised in the Legal 500 and Benchmark Asia Pacificas a leading individual in dispute resolution, and is the only practitioner from a full-service New Zealand firm listed in the International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration and the Euromoney Guide to the World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration. He is also New Zealand's national correspondent to the United Nations for the New York Convention and the UNCITRAL Model Law.
Daniel is the author of the New Zealand chapters of the arbitration guides published by the International Bar Association, Global Arbitration Review and the World Arbitration Reporter, co-author of an international guide to the ICSID Convention and Arbitration Rules, and a contributing author to New Zealand's foremost arbitration text, Williams & Kawharu on Arbitration. Before returning to New Zealand, Daniel was Fulbright Scholar and Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School in New York, and a senior associate in the international arbitration group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in London.
He is admitted in New York, England & Wales and New Zealand.