Daniel Powell

Daniel Powell

Chartered Legal Executive (FCILEX)
Chartered Legal Executive (FCILEX)

Daniel is a lawyer with over 6 years of experience in litigation.  He specialises in areas such as aviation, commercial litigation, sanctions and property disputes.

Having begun his legal career as a costs draftsman, Daniel moved onto high value disputes in both litigation and arbitration. He defends aviation clients in regulatory disputes, advises individuals who have been impacted by sanctions and represents parties in appeals of significant decisions on GAFTA trade clauses. He has successfully orally represented clients in the London County Courts.  Daniel has also previously worked on construction disputes at a boutique London law firm and in property litigation at DAC Beachcroft.


  • An important win for a prestigious Indian airline in a regulatory dispute at the Court of Appeal
  • Representing a Latin American state bank in a multi-million-dollar gold bullion dispute
  • Advising individuals and companies on UK sanctions and their impact
  • Advising European property developer in a 2.4 million dispute relating to the repudiation of a construction contract
  • Orally representing and successfully defending an airline client in small claims matters at the County Court

Practice Experience

Specialist areas

  • Aviation 
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Sanctions
  • Construction and property disputes
  • Litigious Costs


  • CILEX Diploma in Law and Practice
  • Commendation in the GDL at the University of Law, Bristol
  • 2:1 in the LLB at the University of Leicester in History and Ancient History
  • Previously volunteered in the civil courts and the Citizens Advice Bureau.
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