Danielle Barden > Chambers of David Josse KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of David Josse KC
5 St Andrews Hill

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Danielle Barden is a specialist in business crime, general crime and extradition law. Danielle is known for her skilled and eloquent advocacy and her determination to go the extra mile for her clients.


Danielle Barden is a specialist barrister instructed in business crime, general crime and extradition.

She is ranked in the Legal 500 as a rising star in International Crime and Extradition.

“An up-and-coming and very capable Barrister. She has an impressive grip on issues at hand and is very thorough in her preparation, regularly achieving fantastic outcomes for her clients.”

The Legal 500 2022.

“A fine advocate who is always thorough in her preparation and inventive with her arguments.”

Chambers & Partners 2022.

Danielle has broad experience of acting in business crime cases. She also has significant experience in proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. She acts in cases concerning cash forfeiture, detention, confiscation and enforcement proceedings and has appeared at the Court of Appeal in relation to such matters.

Danielle is an experienced advocate in extradition. She exclusively appears on behalf of individuals who are requested for extradition before both the High Court on appeal and the Magistrates’ Court at first instance. Danielle has broad experience of arguing complex legal issues before the High Court and has successfully argued against the extradition of requested persons both at the Magistrates’ Court and on appeal to a range of states.

Danielle appears regularly in complex criminal matters including fraud, money laundering, robbery, sexual offences and drugs offences, both as a led junior and a junior alone. She appears for both the defence and prosecution in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts and has achieved success in all of these forums, as well as before the Court of Appeal.

She is a skilled prosecutor and has acted in a number of private prosecution cases. She has successfully acted on behalf of private bodies, such as the Royal Mail and local authorities.

Danielle has significant experience in representing vulnerable defendants, such as youths, victims of exploitation and individuals with mental health difficulties. Her skill at putting clients at ease, building a rapport and ensuring their comfort and understanding of the process throughout is second to none. As a result, Danielle has significant expertise in representing defendants running defences under section 45 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Danielle is a dedicated advocate, who argues passionately on behalf of her clients and is able to clearly and persuasively put across complex legal arguments, both in her written and oral advocacy.


  • Danielle was called to the Bar in 2014.
  • Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) advocates panel at Level 3: South Eastern and Midlands Circuit.
  • Serious Fraud Office (SFO) panel of external counsel: C Panel.


  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association.
  • Women in Criminal Law.
  • Defence Extradition Lawyers’ Forum.
  • Middle Temple Young Barristers’ Association.
  • Middle Temple.
  • South Eastern Circuit.


  • City Law School, BPTC.
  • Cardiff University, LLB Law.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > International crime and extradition

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Danielle Barden5 St Andrews Hill ‘She is a tenacious and skilled advocate, and her highly intelligent approach to cases inspires confidence in clients.’