Described as “extremely thorough”, “lightning fast on his feet”, “switched-on, and a collegial member of the team”, Daniel Hubbard has been named as a leading junior in the legal directories since 2012. He practices across the broad range of commercial law and is “as much at home handling commercial litigation as he is tackling arbitration” (Chambers UK 2017).
Daniel prides himself on being down-to-earth, accessible, and utterly committed. Battle-hardened, he has had considerable courtroom experience, attracting praise for “his confident and well-prepared advocacy” (Chambers UK 2016). Boasting experience across the full spectrum of commercial disputes, Daniel has acted in multiple complex and high value cases, particularly in the energy sector.
What the Directories say
Frequently acts as sole counsel in high-value international arbitrations, with particular emphasis on disputes regarding issues of oil and gas. "He really gets hold of the key issues."
Chambers UK 2020 - International Arbitration
“Experienced in complex and high-value arbitration and litigation in the energy sector.”
Legal 500 2020 - Energy
"He is extremely bright and personable, and truly a pleasure to work with."
Chambers UK 2019 - International Arbitration
“He is extremely thorough.”
Chambers UK 2018 - International Arbitration
“He is lightning-fast on his feet, and willing to get his hands dirty digging through the details.” “He’s switched-on, and a collegial member of the team who gets on with the client.”
Chambers UK 2018 - Commercial Dispute Resolution
As much at home handling commercial litigation as he is tackling arbitration, he is well known for the expertise he brings to civil fraud and contractual disputes. He also handles work in the oil and gas sector. “He is assured and quick to grasp the issues.”
Chambers UK 2017 - Commercial Dispute Resolution
“Very sharp, detailed and has a strategic mind.”
Chambers UK 2017 - International Arbitration
Has an established practice in arbitration proceedings, and offers further experience in civil fraud and complex contractual disputes. "Daniel's drafting and legal analysis is impressive, as is his confident and well-prepared advocacy before the court."
Chambers UK 2016 - Commercial Dispute Resolution
“A smart cookie. He knows what he’s doing; he’s good on his feet, good on paper and highly responsive.”
Chambers UK 2015 - Commercial Dispute Resolution
Areas of Expertise – Some Highlights
The cases below represent some of the more important matters that Daniel has acted in. A fuller description, by reference to individual practice areas, can be found by clicking on the “view full CV” tab above.