“He is that good mixture of being hard-working but also amenable, and he provides very good client service.”
“He is very legally clued-up and very commercially astute.”
Chambers & Partners
Dan is a highly-experienced, transnational asset recovery and insolvency lawyer, specialising in complex, cross-border commercial litigation. He is admitted to practice in England and Wales, the British Virgin Islands, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Dan trained and practised in the City of London from 1992 until 2005, when he moved to the BVI to join Martin Kenney & Co. Rising to be our Head of Litigation, Dan then joined O’Neal Webster in the BVI in 2019, before rejoining MKS in April 2023 as a Partner.
His litigation and trial work covers a range of international matters for clients in London and the BVI, as well as the wider Eastern Caribbean. He brings a wealth of accumulated experience and knowledge to resolving complex, contentious commercial matters, often of a cross-border nature, including those involving an element of fraud.
Dan possesses particular expertise in obtaining offshore disclosure orders and in assisting in 28 USC s.1782 discovery applications in aid of litigation abroad. He frequently represents BVI companies in shareholder disputes and strives to achieve quick and cost-effective resolutions for complicated problems.
He is also well-versed in assisting with the enforcement of arbitral awards, as well as representing clients in unfair prejudice proceedings, fraud claims and trust litigation. His clients appreciate his attention to detail in the analysis of their cases and his ability to form and carry out effective strategies that are legally, commercially, and factually sound.
Dan earned his BA (Hons) in History and Politics from Queen Mary College, University of London; his Diploma in Law from the University of Westminster (Commendation); and completed his Law Society Finals at the College of Law, London.
He is a member and a two-term past First Vice President of the BVI Bar Association, a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, and a former British Army officer. He is recommended by both Chambers & Partners and Who’s Who Legal for his work in global asset recovery.