Reed Smith and InterLaw Diversity Forum
Daniel is a partner in Reed Smith’s Global Capital Markets practice. Currently based the London office, Daniel’s practice focuses on representing US, UK, European and Asian investment banks and corporate issuers in a wide range of securities transactions.
Daniel founded the Forum for US Securities Lawyers in London (tffuslil.com) in 2006 to address US securities issues in the London capital market across law firms, banks, and intermediaries. The Forum was short-listed by the British Legal Awards in 2009 for ‘Law Firm Innovation’. The Forum was ‘Highly Commended’ by the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards in 2016 in the category ‘Innovation in Navigating Regulation’.
Daniel is also the founder (2008) and chair of the InterLaw Diversity Forum (interlawdiversityforum.org), which seeks to promote meritocracy and inclusion for diverse groups in the legal sector. The InterLaw Diversity Forum was ‘Highly Commended’ by the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards in 2016 for ‘Innovation in Human Resources’ and shortlisted for ‘Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion’ at the 2019 Law Society Excellence Awards.
In 2019 Daniel was appointed as Queen’s Counsel Honoris Cause (Honorary QC) for both his contributions to capital markets in England & Wales through the Forum for US Securities Lawyers in London as well as his contributions to diversity, inclusion and culture in the legal sector through the InterLaw Diversity Forum.