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Daniel Tatton Brown QC

Daniel Tatton Brown QC

Silk: 2016 | Call: 1994

Queen's Counsel

“Daniel is the complete package: great on his feet, great on paper and great with clients. He is clear on the strategy and formulates persuasive arguments to achieve it.”

Chambers and Partners

Daniel Tatton Brown QC

“Daniel is the complete package: great on his feet, great on paper and great with clients. He is clear on the strategy and formulates persuasive arguments to achieve it.”

Chambers and Partners


Daniel specialises in all aspects of employment law. He was appointed a QC in 2016. He is cited in all the leading directories (Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, “Who’s Who Legal”) as a leading silk in employment law. In the most recent edition of Chambers and Partners he is described as an

“Impressive silk who centres his practice on employee competition litigation, tribunal claims and appellate work in the EAT and the Court of Appeal. He has knowledge of a raft of different issues including discrimination, whistle-blowing, collective labour law and redundancy.”

Daniel prides himself on working closely and effectively with clients and solicitors. Recent unsolicited client feedback has included the following:

“I am extremely grateful to you for everything you have done, the way you have always made yourself readily available and approachable not to mention your outstanding leadership in the case, without which I would have been completely overwhelmed a long time ago…”

Daniel’s instructing solicitor in a substantial team move case, acting for individual and corporate defendants. The case settled on good terms shortly before the start of a 10 day High Court trial.

“There are no words adequate to describe our gratitude for your professional excellence, humanity, humour and integrity.”

Lay client for whom Daniel acted in successfully resisting all claims for injunctive relief following a speedy trial in the High Court. The client was awarded all his costs.

“We simply cannot thank you enough for what you did for us last week. Thank you and ultimate respect for uncovering the reality that sat beneath their rhetoric.”

Husband and wife entrepreneurs for whom Daniel acted in high value employment-related litigation that arose following the sale of their business.

Other recent Legal Directory comments include the following:

“Incredibly attentive, responsive and supportive.” “He’s incredibly quick on his feet and excudes authority”. Chambers and Partners 2020

“Through, conscientious, deals sensitively and calmly with clients but also very hands-on and extremely responsive”. Legal 500, 2020

“Technically strong and provides very considered, robust advice”. Legal 500, 2018

“Extremely measured and calm with a determined and proactive approach and very good client skills.”  Chambers and Partners 2017

“Recommended for his rapid grasp of the issues and methodical approach.” Legal 500 2017

“Singled out by sources for his sensitive and lucid approach to lay clients.” “A very good and incisive advocate.” Chambers & Partners 2015

“An extremely good advocate – tenacious and accomplished without coming across as heavy-handed or aggressive.” Legal 500 2015

“He came up with the most imaginative and fabulous argument in a recent discrimination claim.” Chambers & Partners 2014

He has experience of a wide variety of business sectors, with particular knowledge and expertise of disputes within the financial services sector.

Daniel is often instructed to carry out complex or sensitive work place investigations. Recent instructions include investigating an allegation of bullying brought against a senior equity partner in a niche firm of City solicitors; investigating allegations of misconduct brought against a CEO in a multinational business and hearing an appeal against dismissal brought by a senior executive.

Daniel is an ADR qualified Mediator with an excellent record of successful mediations

Daniel accepts instructions on a direct access basis in appropriate cases.

Employee Competition

Discrimination and Whistleblowing

Employment Related Contractual Disputes

Appellate Work

Partnership & LLP

Personal Background

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