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Daniel Glover

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Daniel Glover - Deans Court Chambers


  • Royal Belfast Academical Institution
  • The Kings School, Sydney
  • Liverpool University, Law- First Class Honours
  • MMU Law School- BPTC- Very Competent


  • Treasury Counsel Junior Barrister Scheme

Professional Associations

  • Northern Circuit


  • Lincolns Inn Harwdicke Scholarship
  • Frederick P. Trust Excellence Scholarship (BPTC)
  • Deans Excellence Award- Top of Year Civil Advocacy (BPTC)


Since joining Deans Court Chambers in 2013, Daniel has developed a busy practice within the Chancery/commercial, professional negligence and personal injury fields.

With a breadth of commercial experience and business acumen gathered from his time as an Analyst for the International Cotton Association, Daniel has specific experience advising/liaising with a range of clients including Multinational Companies, NGO’s, SME’s, Insurance Firms and Charities. 

In personal injury work, Daniel focuses predominately on EL and PL claims which complements his interest in regulatory work. Equally so, his professional negligence practice is predominately Defendant based and he is often instructed in relation to claims made against Solicitors.

As a robust junior, Daniel is regularly instructed to advance arguments concerning Fraud, LVI and Fundamental dishonesty.

As an aside to his professional life, Daniel has played First Grade rugby on both sides of the globe and takes a personal interest in sports law. 

Notable Cases

  • Personal Injury 

    McQueen v Higgins [2017]

     (i) Following an oral application in the face of the court the Claimants claims were struck out pursuant to CPR 33.9(1)(a) given that there was no attendance at all by the Claimant. 

    (ii) Further to the above, an application succeeded  to disable QOCS protection given the absence of the Claimant at trial, this being an obstruction of the just disposal of proceedings. 

    (iii) Pursuant to CPR 44.15(1)(c)(i) the judge awarded costs and such costs were recovered in full. 

  • Tax

    Anon -v- The Commissioner for HM Customs and Revenue [2014-15]

    Junior to leading Counsel in Upper Tax Tribunal Appeal in respect of income tax appeal worth in excess of £5 million.

  • Chancery and Commercial

    Re: D Linsley (Contentious Probate) [2015]

    Advised on the implications of bringing a probate claim in the High Court in relation to undue influence/ and capacity.

  • Chancery and Commercial

    Barr -v- United Utilities Limited [2015]

    Advised on subrogated insurance claim in respect of severe flooding as a a result of underground construction works.

  • Chancery and Commercial

    Anon -v- Several Banks [2015]

    Currently advising on several interrelated possession claims in respect of a business owners outstanding loans.

  • Inquest

    Inquest Touching Upon the Death of Ross Waters [2014]

    Instructed to attend an Article 2 inquest representing the interests of a motorist who ran into a man along a highway following his attempt to evade an arrest. The man had been involved in a high speed police pursuit involving the Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire Police Departments. The inquest concluded with a finding of misadventure.

  • Inquest

    Inquest into the Death of Christopher Oldham [2013]

    Instructed to represent the family in relation to a death in custody. The inquest lasted just over two weeks and included several multidisciplinary expert witnesses in addition to a cumulative list of over 30 government/healthcare employees.

  • Chancery and Commercial

    Hanson v Zurich [2013]

    Drafting skeleton argument for a preliminary hearing on principles of accord and satisfaction for the purposes of agreed terms of settlement.

  • Chancery and Commercial

    Sykes v Crowder [2013]

    TOLATA fast track trial focusing on the principles established Stack v Dowden [2007] UKHL 7 and the supplemental case of Jones v Kernott [2011] UKSC 53

  • Professional Negligence

    Mohammed Hafiz v BPS [2016] 

    Two day multi-track trial concerning claims against a firm of solicitors for professional negligence. The Claim was successfully struck out in full with costs awarded to the Defendant. The claim being struck out on the morning of Day 1 due to the claim being issued against the incorrect party for the purposes of when the cause of action arose. The court relying upon the High Court cased of  Insight Group & Insight Softward v Kingston Smith (a firm) [2012] EWHC 3644 (QB).

  • Personal Injury

    Anon v Anon [2016]

    Claim struck out pursuant to CPR 44.15(1)(a), the court forming the view that upon hearing submissions immediately following the Claimants evidence there was no reasonable grounds to bring the claim. The Claimant had failed to prove medical causation where the accident circumstances reported in the medical report differed to those within his witness statement. The court having struck the case out, disabled QOCs protection and enforced a costs order (on an indemnity basis) against the Claimant. 

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