Mr Daniel Kessler > Chambers of George Bompas KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of George Bompas KC
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Barrister specialising in commercial litigation; company law; insolvency; civil fraud; commercial chancery disputes and banking and finance.


Daniel accepts instructions across the full spectrum of work undertaken by Chambers, including banking and finance, commercial litigation, company and insolvency litigation.

Most of Daniel’s cases contain a company law component. His work has varied from applications to rectify the register of company charges to multi-million pound High Court litigation. Daniel regularly deals with matters where there are allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duties and dishonestly. In 2021, he appeared on behalf of a defendant in a four week fraud trial before Miles J, led by Bridget Lucas QC.

Daniel has recently giving advice on a potential unregulated collective investment scheme. He has appeared as sole counsel in the High Court on multiple occasions, most recently on behalf of a liquidator seeking relief against a third party.

Recent reported cases include Toma v Murray [2020] EWHC 2295 (Ch): proprietary injunction restraining the dealing of bitcoin; Davies v Ford [2019] EWHC 3161 (Ch), [2020] EWHC 3063 (Ch): ongoing case concerning breach of directors’ duties and the nature of the remedies available.

Daniel is the author of a textbook aimed at litigants in person on insolvency law, “Insolvency Law Made Clear” (Bath Publishing, 2021).


Before coming to the Bar, Daniel worked as an economist from 2012 to 2017.

Called 2018, Middle Temple.



Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR


Balliol College, Oxford University (BA (Hons), Philosophy Politics and Economics, 2012)

University College London (MSc, Economics, 2015)

Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple