"Compass is delighted to recommend Daniel and without hesitation will ask him whenever necessary to deal with its most difficult cases. He has a successful combination of intellect and dedication plus a great sense of humour. His ability is proven by his results - outstanding"
Nick Crighton , Employee Relations Director,
Compass UK & Ireland Ltd.
"Daniel Barnett has saved my company time, money and aggravation by keeping us out the tribunal. He's our first choice whenever we need a barrister"
Touker Suleyman, Dragon,
BBC's Dragons Den
"No sitting on the fence: Daniel speaks his mind and gives clear answers."
Iain Dale, Managing Director,
"Daniel is a very responsive, insightful and perhaps most importantly practical legal counsel. I found his obvious knowledge coupled with an ability to distill complex issues into sensible advice most reassuring and of the greatest value."
Shah Rouf, CEO,
AIA Insurance, Sri Lanka
"Delivered rock-solid support & recommendations in a tricky discrimination case, saving us a lengthy and potentially costly trial."
Owen Wacker, Senior HR Manager,
JD Wetherspoon plc
"If you're looking for someone that will understand, and fight your corner leaving no stone unturned and no detail missed, there is no-one better you could have in your corner. I'd need to write a book to explain the attention, warmness and fighting sprit that Daniel brought."
Peter Tuvey, Co-founder and Managing Partner,
"Daniel does what a top-tier barrister should do for his clients: provides clear and accurate advice on complex legal matters. His pragmatism, friendliness and knowledge of employment law are second-to-none."
Steve Rungasamy, Head of HR,
Ghost Retail Ltd.
"Daniel gave me real confidence in our case. He listened well and responded to our concerns every step of the way. He is not just an excellent lawyer, but a real person too - which made all the difference."
Elaine Huntington, Head Teacher,
Honeybourne Primary Academy
"Daniel is not only extremely knowledgeable, he is devilishly witty and quite the showman."
Sue Dormand, Founder,
SDC HR Ltd.
"Daniel became a highly reliable part of our business systems and helped us achieve things we thought to be impossible. He understands the bigger issues and commercial realities that a business faces. He’s a one stop, highly reliable and speedy way of dealing with troublesome workforce issues."
Clive Baker, Director,
Industria Properties Ltd.
"We were faced with a fairly significant claim and sought Daniel’s help, which proved to be a fantastic decision. We did exactly what he told us to do and the other party completely backed down. I am pleased to say we haven’t heard from them since. Thank you Daniel."
Warren Cass, Co-founder,
Advantage Benefits Ltd.
"Daniel consistently provides concise, clear advice on a variety of complex employment law issues. He is a first class advocate and a master of case strategy."
Emma Stopford, Director,
"Daniel provides excellent, considered, pragmatic advice to tight time scales, showing an intelligent appreciation of the sensitive position Acas occupies on many issues."
Keith Mizon , Director of Individual Dispute Resolution,
"Expert advice, great style, successful outcomes, we could not have been in safer hands. Daniel is a true expert in his field, knowledgeable, approachable and successful."
Sally Dibben , Head of Employee Relations,
South London & Maudsley Foundation NHS Trust
"Your mastery of the brief was outstanding. Your cross-examination superb. We are all delighted with the outcome of the case - a resounding success wholly attributable to your excellent management and presentation of the case."
Michelle Cooper , Assistant Director of HR,
Ealing Primary Care Trust
"Daniel represented Boots in an extremely important multi-party Employment Tribunal case. He demonstrated a real hands-on approach from the outset and a genuine tactical awareness at all stages. We were delighted with how he handled the case as part of the team."
Ben Horner , Group Legal Services,
"Thank you for your advice, which was hugely helpful in giving us confidence regarding the risks, and potential exposure, arising from this matter. I was grateful for your ability to grasp the issues quickly, and also to acknowledge and help manage the commercial realities, whilst giving us great confidence regarding the legal risks we faced."
Hamish Watson , Employee Relations & Policy Manager,
Scottish & Newcastle UK Ltd.
"Having received clear and pragmatic advice from Daniel in the run up to a highly complex and exceptionally technical tribunal case... we were delighted with the thorough and exceptionally well prepared defence that Daniel put together to achieve a successful result."
Tania Freezer , Personnel Manager UK/Ireland
Cathay Pacific Airways
"A big thank you and well done - I am so pleased with the result and your performance. You couldn't have done any more."
Jared Ayres , Managing Director
"Expert advice in layman's language... allows you to implement employment law in a pragmatic way."
Valerie Vernon, Head of HR,
The Forensic Science Service