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Partner responsible for Leeds office. Specialises in serious spinal and brain injury cases and foreign jurisdiction claims. He has a particular interest in claims arising or litigated in foreign jurisdictions. Daniel has worked on many high-value, market-leading cases.
Trained Graham Leigh Pfeffer & Co; qualified 1999; Kingsford Stacey Blackwell 1999-2000; Stewarts Law 2000 to date.
Fellow of APIL; Mulitdisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals; First ever accredited spinal cord injury specialist solicitor.
Bury Grammar School for Boys; University of Warwick (1995); College of Law, Chester (1996).
Manchester United season ticket holder.
‘Catastrophic injury specialists’ Stewarts Law LLP ‘does its utmost to get the best results for its clients’. The ‘hardworking and accurate’ Julian Chamberlayne heads the team, which includes the ‘excellent’ Scott Rigby, associate Christopher Deacon, who is ‘very able’, and Sarah Stewart, who ‘has a finely-tuned sense of what a case requires’. Key figures in the Leeds office include the ‘highly regarded’ Daniel Herman and Ben Townsend, who is ‘first-class’. Aviation expert James Healy-Pratt ‘pursues his claims with grit and realism’.
Yorkshire and the Humber: Insurance
Personal injury: claimant
Within: Personal injury: claimant
Led by Daniel Herman, Stewarts Law LLP specialises in high-value catastrophic injuries including amputations, severe orthopaedic injuries and fatal accidents. The firm often acts for clients who have been injured abroad. Ben Townsend is also recommended.