Daniel's legal practice focuses on representing clients in complex, challenging and sensitive cases, particularly in the areas of clinical negligence, professional negligence, contentious probate and commercial disputes.
Daniel studied law at Cambridge University, where he was awarded the prestigious Mellon Fellowship to attend Yale University. He attended Yale for two years where he obtained a Masters Degree and then spent a further year studying law at New York University.
Daniel is qualified to practice law in New York as well as England and Wales.
Experience before joining SheridanLaw
Daniel began his professional career at a leading American law firm in New York and Washington DC representing large companies in highly complex commercial disputes and regulatory/antitrust investigations, some of which were valued in the billions of dollars.
In 2009, having also spent a period working as a senior solicitor for a large financial institution, Daniel decided to join SheridanLaw, the law firm set up by his father Ian Sheridan in Kingston upon Thames approximately 25 years earlier.
Experience at SheridanLaw
Daniel has a broad practice, representing clients in clinical negligence, professional negligence, personal injury, contentious probate and commercial disputes, as well as in the Court of Protection. He also advises in relation to trusts and probate and has particular expertise in the application of trust law to help families with a learning disabled son or daughter.
A representative sample of cases in which Daniel has acted include:
Clinical negligence and personal injury
-representing parents of a child given an incorrect dosage of medication
-representing clients injured due to surgical error
-representing clients of a doctor who operated without obtaining proper consent and carried out operations that were not required
-representing a woman where her GP failed to diagnose a serious condition.
- representing a woman seriously injured due to a horse riding accident
-representing a child severly injured at a school party where she was not adequately supervised
-representing people injured as a result of manipulation and chiropractic treatment
- acting for the partner of a wealthy man who left her out of his will
-challenging the validity of a will on the basis of undue influence and lack of capacity
-acting for an executor where another executor and beneficiaries sought to have him removed
-bringing a claim where the rules of intestacy did not make adequate provision for his client
Commercial disputes and professional negligence
- acting for an online company in a high stakes dispute with its web developer
- representing investors in a dispute over the terms of a lease.
- acting for a client in a professional negligence claim against a solicitor
- acting for a business in an insurance dispute.
Product liability case
Daniel is currently representing a number of clients in compensation claims against DePuy, a large medical device manufacturer, because of a flawed hip replacement product that it marketed and sold in the U.K.
Daniel is a member of the Medico-Legal Society, The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, Solicitors for the Elderly, The Law Society's Civil Justice Section, the New York Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.
Please contact him on 0208 541 1181 if you would like to discuss any area of legal concern.