Practice areas

Civil, Family

Year of call: 2018

Daniel is a flexible and approachable Barrister & Mediator with more than 20 successful years in business, giving him a unique approach to his cases and clients.

Daniel has a broad practice in civil, commercial & intellectual property, and family.

Daniel has a particular focus on client service and providing comprehensive advice at the early stage of a case and has helped many clients to reach early, pre-issue settlements in cases in excess of £80,000.

Daniel is authorised to undertake Direct Public Access, conduct of litigation, and is an accredited Mediator.

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LLM, Distinction
BPTC, Distinction
LLB (Hons), First Class Honours


Inner Temple

Client feedback:

“I am just writing to provide some feedback for Daniel ShenSmith. He was absolutely amazing, very attentive towards my clients and went above and beyond to try and resolve the issue at hand. We all appreciated his assistance greatly”.
– Commercial mediation client

“I had advice and letter written for me by Daniel ShenSmith, he acted on my case quickly and professionally, he understood the problem and advised on the action needed to resolve the situation. I would highly recommend Daniel ShenSmith. Many thanks”
– Ali Salih, client

“Worth every penny and some. Calm in the eye of an emotional tempest that was the battle for my kids. Forever grateful for Daniel’s exquisite work.”
– Richard Ponting, client

“Superb advice and support. Took time to understand my situation through a series of careful questions and then clearly explained my situation from a legal perspective which was exactly was I was looking for. I now use Daniel ShenSmith for all my legal advice and support.”
– Dr Simon Connor, client

“I could not have hoped for a better outcome thanks to Daniel, he was very thorough, profession and knowledgeable and the communication throughout¬†was excellent from start to finish, I would not hesitate to recommend Daniel ShenSmith.”
– John van Steijn