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Chambers of James Counsell KC and Keith Bryant KC
Outer Temple Chambers

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Travel law, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Commercial and Chancery


Barrister specialising in Travel law, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Commercial and Chancery.


Daniel Clarke was called to the bar in 2005.

Daniel Clarke practises in personal injury.

He has a particular specialism in cases with an international element, including claims raising conflicts and jurisdictional issues. He also has experience of acting in claims in other jurisdictions, including in the Privy Council and in Jersey.

He undertakes clinical negligence work for both claimants and defendants and receives regular instructions from NHS Trusts. His practice also includes industrial disease, historic sex abuse, RTAs, and employers’ liability.

He is an accredited mediator.




  • Accredited Mediator, CEDR
  • PIBA
  • APIL
  • JA, Court of Appeal (2008)
  • Tutor in Criminal Law, UCL (2004/5)
  • Research Assistant, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford (2004/5)
  • Research Assistant, Law Commission (2002/3)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Daniel ClarkeOuter Temple ChambersMeticulous in his approach, hard working and incredibly sharp.’

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Daniel ClarkeOuter Temple Chambers ‘Daniel is very bright, but wears his erudition lightly and is thus very approachable.’

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Daniel Clarke – Outer Temple Chambers ‘Recognised for his down-to-earth attitude in dealing with sensitive matters and conveying clear advice to clients.’

Outer Temple Chambers‘ clinical negligence team is noted for its ‘excellent strength-in-depth’ and ‘expertise’ in the field. Eliot Woolf KC acted for the claimant in the wrongful birth Supreme Court case of Khan v Meadows, while Nathan Tavares KC represents the claimant in a case concerning an alleged failure to arrange blood tests in time to notice a secondary tumour arising from prostate cancer, allegedly rendering the claimant a paraplegic. Junior Daniel Clarke is noted for his sole-action on fatal, high-value cases such as Holmes v East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust, wherein he is acting for the claimant family of a 49-year-old man who died during an operation, who are claiming against the ambulance service for failing to admit the patient when his symptoms started and against the Trust for delaying his operation for several days following his admission.