Daniel Toledano is a highly sought after advocate for both court and arbitration hearings and also has a busy advisory practice. The leading directories have for many years singled Daniel out as an outstandng choice in many areas of commercial practice including, banking and finance, commercial dispute resolution, energy and utilities, civil fraud, international commercial arbitration and sport.
COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Regularly instructed by leading solicitors to handle complex litigation arising in the context of a variety of areas. He most notably handles banking and finance, energy and civil fraud disputes, and also maintains a well respected arbitral practice.
"Presented a view, took a sensible course and gave advice in a measured, precise way." "His ability to cut through and understand issues at the strategic level is excellent." Chambers UK 2018
An absolutely outstanding advocate and a truly brilliant silk who posesses an incredibly varied and vibrant practice. "He possesses a great intellect and is a smart reader of the court." "Exceptionally bright and always on top of the detail, he works very efficiently with teams of solicitors." Chambers UK 2017
"Very reliable and someone you can trust to give you a commercial, properly calibrated view of where you are." "Daniel is an exceptionally able and bright lawyer. He is very effective and practical, always quick with his written work and very easy to work with." Chambers UK 2016
"Prepared to take on the very hardest of cases and fight them with utter commitment." Legal 500 2015
INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION: General Commercial & Insurance
Has a well established international practice, with substantive experience acting in ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL arbitrations. He also undertakes arbitration related court proceedings, pursuing injuctive relief, challenges to, and the enforcement of arbitral awards.
"He is very bright and has excellent judgement. He is also a good strategist." Chambers UK 2018
"He gets up to speed with things and assimilates very quickly. He is very user friendly, highly intelligent, and has great analytical ability." Chambers UK 2017
"He is immediately engaged with the case and stays on top of every element of it for the duration of the arbitration. His advice is concise and always commercial. At the hearing, he dealt with some extremely difficult questions from the tribunal with ease and he really stood out from his peers." "His mastery of the detail is impressive." Chambers UK 2016
"He has a very strong track record in this area." Legal 500 2015
BANKING & FINANCE
A respected silk with wide-ranging expertise across the financial industry covering both retail and investment banking disputes. He has acted on numerous transactions of the utmost complexity, many involving international elements.
"Daniel is an exceptionally able and bright lawyer, who is effective, practical, always quick with his written work and very easy to work with." "He has an impressive ability to assimilate volumes of information and present his views in a clear and concise way. His is a very measured, logical and persuasive style of advocacy, and he is a delight to work with." Chambers UK 2018
"A first-rate legal mind with great judgment. He is surely one of the best trial advocates of his generation." "Clients adore him because he is so calm and measured. He is a great team player and a phenomenal cross-examiner." Chambers and Partners 2017
"The complete package; a superb advocate who stands up to the judge and can think on his feet, as well as a strong technical lawyer and tactician with a great manner with professional and lay clients alike. A real pleasure to work with." "He is an exceptionally able and bright lawyer. He is very effective and practical, always quick with his written work and very easy to work with." Chambers UK 2016
"Polished, approachable, and suitably commercial; a star performer." Legal 500 2015
ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES
An excellent cross examiner who is highly active handling both oil and gas and power disputes. He is regularly retained on cases relating to matters as diverse as joint operating agreements, licensing, drilling rig hire, emissions allowances and CHP plants.
"Always calm and unflustered, and not afraid to give direct advice to clients." "He's tough on his feet - a real fighter." Chambers UK 2018
"He just has a very calm, reassuring and economic way of conveying advice. He doesn't get flustered by tactics from the other side and is not fazed by pretty much anything whether on his feet or in correspondence. His ability to get people on board and help them understand the issue is second to none. He's been there, seen it and done it and inspires confidence in the clients." Chambers UK 2017
"He is an excellent advocate who is a real pleasure to work with. He produces the highest quality work very quickly." Chambers UK 2016
"A tenacious and impressive advocate; he gets into the detail, and is extremely reliable." Legal 500 2015
A highly praised silk on his way to becoming a standout name at the Bar. His broad commercial practice encompasses heavyweight fraud trials and arbitrations.
"Very committed." "He has a first-rate legal mind with great judgement. A real team player and a pleasure to work with. His real forte is trial advocacy. He is one of the best trial advocates of his generation." Chambers UK 2018
"Daniel's a very calm, measured advocate. He is very approachable and is a pleasure to work with'. Chambers UK 2017
"Cautious, careful and very considered, he always manages your expectations very well and never overstates the strengths of a case. He is very reliable and definitely someone you can trust to give you a commercial, properly calibrated view of where you are." Chambers UK 2016
PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE & LIABILITY
Has significant experience of professional negligence claims made against, amongst others, banks, investment managers and advisors, solicitors, accountants, valuers and brokers.
COMPANY & INSOLVENCY
Has acted and advised in shareholder disputes and in unfair prejudice cases. He has been involved in a number of cases concerning the application of the FCA Listing Rules. Daniel has advised and acted in a number of matters in an administration or insolvency context.
JURISDICTION & CONFLICTS OF LAWS
Has been involved in a number of jurisdiction challenges and applications for stays and anti-suit injuctions, including the leading House of Lords authority on injunctions in the context of exclusive jurisdiction clauses. He has considerable experience of issues arising under Regulation 44/2001 and under Regulation 1215/2012 (Revast Brussels Regulation). Daniel has also advised on other conflict of law isues including choice of law, the Rome Convention, the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 and the Rome Regulations on contractural and non-contractural obligations.
SPORTS, GAMING & LICENSING
Has considerable experience in the sports law field and has been involved in several matters concerning football, motor racing and boxing. He has advised in a number of matters concerning Formula One.
Daniel is included in The Lawyer's Hot 100 2013.