Daniel Lister > Chambers of John Price KC and Cairns Nelson KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of John Price KC and Cairns Nelson KC
23 Essex Street
Waterhouse, 2nd Floor, 41 Spring Gardens
M2 2BG


Daniel has experience in all areas of criminal law. He is a fearless advocate, who tirelessly prepares and applies sound judgment. He has acted in cases involving murder, rape, organised crime, serious violence, armed robbery, and serious fraud. Daniel is regularly led in complex matters and has gained experience in managing paper heavy cases. He is confident with sensitive and challenging issues. Daniel has been instructed by the Financial Conduct Authority and has gained experience in financial regulation. He has also completed a secondment with the office of fair trading gaining experience in competition law and consumer regulation. Daniel gained experience in regulatory compliance while instructed in a Jersey Financial Services Commission investigation involving anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism.


Called 2009; Inner Temple.


Criminal Bar Association; Young Fraud Lawyers Association; Inner Temple.


University of Sheffield (2007 BA First Class (Hons) Geography); Manchester Metropolitan University (2008 GDL (Commendation); 2009 BVC (Very Competent)).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Daniel Lister – 23 Essex StreetDaniel is a superb advocate and tactician, with gravitas in court that goes well beyond his call. More recently, Daniel has established himself as the ‘go to’ junior for serious criminal work in the north. He has achieved some fantastic results and his cool head and reassuring manner make him the perfect choice for high-profile and challenging work where the stakes are high. He is highly recommended.’

23 Essex Street has ‘fantastic strength-in-depth’. The set houses Daniel Lister, who has a strong criminal practice, and of recent note was instructed in a case stemming Operation Vinetic concerning conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and involves evidence obtained from France after the cooperation of the French, Dutch and English police. Bob Sastry is also a key member and has considerable expertise handling cases involving murder, large-scale conspiracies, serious allegations of violence and sexual offence cases. Hugh McKee and Barry White are also of note.