Daniel obtained a first in law at Oxford – ranking within the top ten in his year – and later achieved a “distinction” on the Oxford BCL. He received Exeter College’s prize for the top results in law finals and was subsequently awarded the college’s most prestigious scholarship for full BCL funding. Whilst at university he co-founded Oxford Students for the Human Rights Act and launched Patchwork, an underground club night donating all profits to a range of charities. Daniel received the Gray’s Inn Bedingfield scholarship for study on the BPTC.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Daniel worked for a range of legal organisations including the Islington Law Centre, the Refugee Information Bus, and Refugee Legal Support – Athens, where he worked as a caseworker for six months on asylum and family reunification applications. Daniel also spent a year as the judicial assistant to the Senior President of Tribunals, Sir Ernest Ryder. In 2019, Daniel won the LSE Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Moot.