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Practice Summary

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 outstanding choice in many areas of commercial practice including, banking and finance, commercial dispute resolution, energy and utilities, civil fraud, international commercial arbitration and sport.

Regularly instructed by leading solicitors to handle complex litigation arising in a wide variety of business sectors.

"Super user-friendly, very clever and someone with good judgement. He has the ability to get to the absolute nub of a point very quickly." Chambers UK 2022

"Clients really appreciate his analysis and his knowledge especially when it comes to jurisdictional disputes and challenges." "He is a commercial and charismatic advocate" who "holds the judge's attention and respect." Chambers Global 2021

"A great lawyer and gentleman – he has inner steel, great intellect and has matured wonderfully into the QC role." Legal 500 2022

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION: General Commercial & Insurance

Has a well-established international practice, with substantive experience acting in ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL arbitrations including in venues such as Paris and Singapore. He also undertakes arbitration related court proceedings, pursuing injunctive relief, challenges to, and the enforcement of arbitral awards.  

"He is very user-friendly, highly intelligent and a superb advocate." "He's very commercial, always on top of the facts and very responsive." "He has got an excellent persuasive manner and has the ear of the tribunal." Chambers UK 2022

"A very polished and impressive advocate." "He's a real fighter, but extremely easy to work with. He's very sensible and is selective with his points." Chambers Global 2021

"Clever, of course, but combines it with great judgement, and a charming manner with clients and tribunals." Legal 500 2022

A respected silk with wide-ranging expertise across the sector covering both retail and investment banking disputes. He has acted on numerous transactions of the utmost complexity, many involving international elements.

"He is very bright, very sensible, constructive, and takes a good commercial approach." Chambers UK 2022

"A top barrister with a great grasp of the market. He is practical and is a provides reassuring advice. One feels in safe hands with him." Legal 500 2022

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.

"He is extremely bright and prepares very well." "He is very commercial, always on top of the facts and provides very clear advice." Chambers UK 2022

"He's excellent - whip-smart and very diligent and well prepared." "Good for anything and everything." "His style of advocacy is very strong, he is on the detail and very pleasant to work with." Chambers Global 2021  

"A fantastically clever and user-friendly silk, he has top-notch analytical skills and is able to present complex issues in a clear and practical way" 
Legal 500 2022

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. 

"He is very user-friendly, highly intelligent and a superb advocate." "A very impressive advocate with a tactical brain." Chambers UK 2022

"Daniel contributes laser-like analysis, assuredness in delivery and compelling advocacy style."  Legal 500 2022


Has significant experience of professional negligence claims made against, amongst others, banks, investment managers and advisors, solicitors, accountants, valuers and brokers.

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.

Has been involved in a number of jurisdiction challenges and applications for stays and anti-suit injunctions, 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 (Recast Brussels Regulation). Daniel has also advised on other conflict of law issues 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.

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.