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Daniel Wood

Call: 2008

Dan practises in all areas of civil law and specialises in the fields of commercial, personal injury, counter fraud and inquests.

Away from the Bar, Dan enjoys international travel and is an enthusiastic sportsman.

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Dan provides advice and representation at all levels in relation to a wide range of commercial matters, ranging from insolvency (personal and corporate) to contractual disputes.

Having focused on commercial law and corporate insolvency during his Master’s Degree at the University of Nottingham, Dan blends specialist academic knowledge and practical skills.

He is often instructed in disputes concerning commercial tenancies, High Court winding up petitions, contracts for the sale of goods and services and consumer credit litigation, such as the enforceability of credit-hire agreements.

Personal Injury

Dan is experienced in all areas of personal injury litigation from advising on prospects of success, tactics and quantum to representing both Claimants and Defendants at hearings at all levels within the County Court.

Dan’s articular areas of specialism in this area include disclosure (both before and after issue of proceedings), applications in relation to Default Judgment, relief from sanctions and quantification of damages in relation to infant Claimants.

Dan is happy to consider instructions on the basis of a conditional fee agreement.


Dan is familiar with all elements of inquest practice and procedure, providing step-by-step representation and advice for bereaved families and other interested parties.

Particular areas of specialism include the role and extent of evidence at inquests and the scope of the verdict.

Counter Fraud

Dan specialises in claims involving fraud considerations including alleged staged accidents, phantom passengers and low velocity impacts.

Frequently advising, drafting statements of case and providing representation at Fast and Multi Track trials and interim hearings, Dan is highly familiar with the unique matrix of factual issues and tactics involved in this area and has considerable experience of the forensic investigation process necessary for the successful presentation of such cases at trial.

Notable cases have included a successful High Court appeal involving the introduction of new evidence of fraud discovered post-trial, ring frauds and high value multi-party litigation.



  • LLM, University of Nottingham
  • LLB (First Class Hons), Nottingham Law School

For further information please contact our clerks on:

+44 (0) 115 947 2581


Postal address:
Ropewalk Chambers
24, The Ropewalk,
Nottingham, NG1 5EF.

Telephone: +44 (0) 115 947 2581

Fax: +44 (0) 115 947 6532

Document Exchange:
DX: 10060 Nottingham 17


Opening hours: 8:00am to 6:00pm

Out of hours:
Tony Hill – 07850 086097
Alan Odiam – 07771 603929

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