"Daniel has been my preferred choice of barrister for complex employment litigation for 15 years. He is intelligent, tenacious, and humorous. His cross-examination is a joy to watch and his legal arguments leave no stone unturned. Opposing Counsel fear him - clients adore him!"

Marc Jones

Marc Jones Solicitor 

"Daniel is an extremely effective advocate. His preparation is always meticulous and his advice tactically astute."

Rachel Lester

Axiom DWFM Solicitors

"Daniel Barnett is the Counsel you want to fight your case when it needs fighting, and who will offer you the most sensible way out of it if it really doesn’t. Economic and punchy in delivery, he makes the the law intelligible. He has helped many of my clients, and most recently broke the other side’s case. I would recommend him unreservedly"

Andrew Cohen

W Davies Solicitors

"Daniel gains the confidence of clients in moments, and out-thinks the other side every time. I always get an email from the client after a case marvelling at what he does."

Paul Housego

Beers LLP

"Commended by clients for his sleeves-rolled-up, energetic and non-stuffy approach to cases."

Harry Sherrard

Sherrards Employment Law Solicitors

"Daniel identifies key issues quickly and delivers results. He is tenacious in court, and easy to work with in person."

Michael Creamore

Gregsons Solicitors

"Daniel cuts through the paperwork and gives advice that is intelligent, commercial and robust"

Alex Lock

DAC Beachcroft

"Extremely efficient, approachable and tenacious, Daniel combines an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law with a sensible commercial approach"

Andrew Macmillan

Gateley plc

"Daniel provides refreshingly clear and decisive advice, even in cases involving complicated issues of fact and law, which, in my experience, he later makes good in Court or before the Tribunal."

Nicholas Green

Thomas Cooper

Employers & HR

"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


"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,
Alliance Boots

"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
IPP Europe

"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

Advantage Benefits 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

"No sitting on the fence: Daniel speaks his mind and gives clear answers."

Iain Dale

Managing Director,
Biteback Publishing

"My preferred choice of barrister for complex employment litigation for 15 years."

- Marc Jones

Marc Jones Solicitor

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