Daniel Staunton


Dispute Resolution

"adept at ensuring that all the dots are joined and that nothing gets missed, even in the hardest fought cases."

The Legal 500 UK, 2021

Daniel is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. Daniel trained and qualified in 2013 with Maclay Murray & Spens LLP (now Dentons UKMEA LLP) where he remained for five years before joining Kingsley Napley in November 2018.

Daniel studied Law and Business at the University of Warwick before completing the LPC at the College of Law in Manchester and then moving to London in 2011.

Daniel advises on a broad range of complex and high value contentious matters and has acted for both individuals (predominantly, HNWIs) and corporate clients (Banks, Oil and Gas companies, Fashion Retailers, Newspaper distributers and Insolvency Practitioners - Liquidators, Trustees in Bankruptcy and administrators).

Areas of expertise:

  • Commercial and Contractual Disputes
  • Shareholder and Boardroom Disputes
  • Civil Fraud
  • Insolvency
  • Debt recovery
  • Obtaining Injunctive Relief
  • Part 81 proceedings

Professional societies and memberships

  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association (YFLA)
  • Junior LSLA

Related Services

Civil Fraud and Investigations

The international nature of commerce and growing reliance on electronic communications mean that the number and value of fraud claims is rising.

Insolvency Litigation

Our dispute resolution lawyers represent individuals, companies and insolvency practitioners on insolvency matters.

Insolvency Litigation FAQs

This page sets out a number of Frequently Asked Questions in relation to Insolvency Litigation.

Insolvency Litigation advice for Insolvency Practitioners

We regularly act for trustees in bankruptcy, liquidators and administrators. Our in-depth civil fraud expertise means that we are particularly well placed to assist in complex insolvency disputes that involve an element of fraud and/or dishonesty.

Insolvency Litigation advice for Individuals

We can assist creditors of insolvent companies and people who have claims against insolvent companies. We can also assist victims of fraud with claims against an insolvent company or individual.

Insolvency Litigation advice for Companies

We can advise companies facing statutory demands and winding-up petitions. We regularly act for companies who need advice in challenging a statutory demand and obtaining injunctive relief to prevent the presentation of a winding-up petition where necessary.

Insolvency Litigation advice for Directors

We have experience of advising directors facing claims of fraudulent trading or wrongful trading, and we can also advise directors on the extent of their duties to co-operate with the insolvency practitioner, including at interview.

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