Daniel Glover

Year of Call: 2013, Lincoln's Inn

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Daniel Glover has a broad commercial chancery practice, with a particular focus on commercial & insurance disputes, technology, and sport.

He brings a depth of experience following his previous careers in international arbitration, finance, and business administration where his client list included multinationals, NGO’s, SME’s, Charities, and high net worth individuals. He is also the owner of a Technology business and brings first-hand experience to his work in this sector. 

Daniel also accepts appointments as a mediator and sits on a variety of different panels within his practice areas. 

Commercial Litigation

Daniel leverages his sector-specific knowledge in sport, technology, and insurance to handle high-value, time-sensitive disputes for a variety of commercial clients.

His practice involves business & insurance disputes, including partnership & LLP disputes, injunctive relief, restrictive covenants, shareholder rights and remedies, restraint of trade and sale of goods & supply of services, insolvency, trustee/probate/estate disputes and claims concerning unjust enrichment, misrepresentation, and fraud. 

He also accepts instructions in administrative and public law proceedings, including Judicial review proceedings concerning protection of commercial interests and procurement challenges. 

He has experience of acting in commercial and chancery disputes within overseas jurisdictions including the Falkland Islands, Isle of Man, Caribbean, and Channel Islands.

Telecommunications, IT and Data Protection

Daniel is ranked as a Leading Junior in this sector and is one of the few specialists outside of London. His litigation practice regularly involves High Court proceedings within the Media and Communications Courts. 

He is particularly sought after for his crisis management work in relation to large-scale data protection incidents and sensitive privacy matters, often involving international elements with the necessity for injunctive relief proceedings. His advisory work is a core component of his practice and is routinely instructed to advise on the compliance and regulatory side of mergers, acquisitions & IPO’s. 

Daniel’s telecoms experience includes contractual issues with services, licensing, communications Act, mobile networks and general regulatory issues.

Within information technology, Daniel has a particular focus on ownership and use of confidential information. His experience however extends to general disputes concerning delay, termination, and performance related issues with IT projects. 

Insurance Disputes

Daniel is an experienced member of the team, regularly appearing in the TCC, mediations, and arbitrations for disputes concerning highly technical issues and use of multidisciplinary expert evidence. 

He has advised on high value insurance disputes, such as land contamination disputes, construction site explosions, lift failures, flood disasters, subsidence (including tree damage), disrepair and invasive species.

Daniel advises on a variety of insurance related policy issues including liability under Road Traffic Act 1998, MIB claims, material non-disclosure, fraudulent misrepresentation, accidents in foreign jurisdictions and general coverage disputes. 

He has a particular interest in the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018, cyber risks and technology related insurance. 

Daniel experience includes the Technology, Aviation, Cyber Risks, Employers Liability, Financial Loss, Marine, Professional indemnity, Public liability, Theft, Sport Property and injury policies. 

Sports, Entertainment & Media 

As a former rugby union player, Daniel understands the pressures associated with elite sport and places a great deal of emphasis on confidentiality and practical knowledge of the industry when advising clients.

As a long-standing member of Sports Resolution Panel, he has dealt with a broad spectrum of sports related legal issues ranging from disciplinary matters through to commercial disputes. 

Daniel has significant experience with image rights, commercial contracts, and PR with football. He has worked on deals with a variety of leading brands including Nike, Whoop, Calvin Klein, Meta, EA Sports and Heineken. 

His focus within entertainment and media relates to general commercial disputes and issues arising concerning copyright, data protection and licensing. 

Professional Liability  

Daniel understands the commercial nature of professional liability (including professional negligence and disciplinary) disputes and is able to provide a holistic approach to a variety of indemnity policies including professional indemnity, material damage and financial or business losses. He ties to together his sector experience 

The breadth of sectors within his professional liability practice includes Accountants, Construction professionals, Information Technology, Financial services, Lawyers, Property and Medical professionals. 

As with his insurance and commercial practices, Daniel has experience of claims in other jurisdictions including the Channel Islands, European Union and BVI. 

Daniel is very efficient, thorough, and reliable. He is always empathetic towards a client’s situation.

Legal 500, 2024

Notable Cases

  • [2023] Insurance

    On-going dispute of more than £2,000,000 concerning interpretation of a policy of critical illness cover and potential cross claim against IFA.

  • [2023] Commercial Fraud

    On-going £8,000,000 dispute concerning claims by several businesses for fraud in relation environmental licenses.

  • Party A v British Athletics

    [2023] Sports

    Acting for an applicant in safeguarding proceedings.

  • [2023] Property Damage

    Advising on subrogated recovery action in relation to substantial escape of water via faulty roofing. Settled at mediation.

  • [2022] Property Damage

    Acted for commercial animal feeds supplier in relation to alleged defective feed and deaths to livestock. Claim successfully defended following 4-day trial.

  • [2022] Professional Liability

    On-going representation of quantity surveyor in adjudication proceedings concerning negligent performance.

  • [2022] Arbitration

    ICC arbitration proceedings relating to risk policy coverage. Settled on day 1.

  • [2022] Company

    Acting for minority shareholder in on-going disputes concerning transfers of company funds into blockchain.

  • [2022] LLP Dispute

    Instructed to advise in relation to disputes between former magic circle partner and remaining LLP members.

  • [2022] Data Protection

    Instructed by buyers to assess and advise on compliance with DPA 2018 in respect of £15,000,000 acquisition.

  • [2022] Sports

    Instructed in Rule K Arbitration between agents– settled prior to arbitration

  • [2022] Insurance

    Acted for UK insurance in relation to business interruption claims. Settled at Mediation.

  • [2022] Property Damage

    Acted for UK Insurer in relation to explosion in a potato factory. Settled at mediation.

  • [2022] Data Protection

    Advised on £5,000,000 transaction and compliance issues concerning DPA 2018.

  • [2022] Overseas

    Acting for UK domiciled high net worth individual to enforce £2.4m UK judgment in foreign court.

  • William Stadler v Currys Group Limited [2022] EWHC 160 (QB)

    [2021] Data Protection

  • Anon v ‘An Association’

    [2021] Sports

    Acting for an association in response to historic sexual allegations.

  • [2021] Insurance

    Advising leading International Hotel group in relation to business interruption claims. Mediated settlement.

  • [2021] Sports

    Settled a sports injury claim at JSM for confidential sum. The athlete contacted a barrier that was placed in the wrong position in advance of a match.

  • [2020] Property Damage

    Advised over a period of 1.5 years in relation to flood damage caused to new build homes. Settled claims at mediation.

  • Anon v School

    [2020] Overseas

    Acted for parents against leading British overseas school in relation to unpaid fee’s arising from alleged breaches by the student of the schools disciplinary procedures.

  • A v British Horse Racing

    [2019] Sports

    Acted for French based Jockey in relation to doping allegations.

  • Higgins & Ors v ERC Accountants & Business Advisors Ltd [2017] EWHC 2190 (Ch)

    [2018] Professional Negligence

    The case concerned the validity of service of a claim form and whether relief could be granted to a claimant within CPR 6.15 or 6.16.


  • Law Tennis Association v A

    [2017] Sports

    Led by Mary O’Rourke QC acting for an individual on Appeal to an Independent Appeals Committee. Successfully succeeded on appeal


  • Manchester Business and Property Courts Forum Committee Member
  • Sports Resolution Pro-Bono Panel

Professional Associations

  • Property Bar Association
  • Technology and Construction Bar Association
  • Association of Disciplinary and Regulatory Lawyers
  • British and Irish Commercial Bar Association
  • British Insurance Law Association
  • Commercial Bar Association
  • Northern Business and Property Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Northern Circuit


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


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