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Daniel Khoo specialises in heavy litigation and arbitration.
Daniel specialises in heavy litigation and arbitration, with a focus on energy, construction, commercial and cryptoasset disputes. He is often instructed in highly technical disputes involving complex expert evidence and sector-specific knowledge.
Daniel has been ranked for a number of years as a leading junior in both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. Comments include:
Daniel has particular experience of interlocutory hearings relating to technical disputes, including service out/jurisdiction challenges, freezing injunctions and anti-suit injunctions.
Daniel is instructed in a wide range of commercial disputes. Many of his cases involve heavy applications (such as freezing injunctions or jurisdiction challenges) and have a cross-border element. He also has a wide experience pleading and defending fraud claims.
‘A stellar junior who really stands out… extremely hard working and quick to pick up on the detail’ (Legal 500, 2024)
‘A brilliant junior whose work is tireless and he is completely committed’ (Legal 500, 2023)
Daniel is recommended as a leading junior (Tier 3) for energy work in Legal 500 UK Bar 2024. He has worked on both domestic and international disputes, often involving highly technical subject matter.
Daniel is regularly instructed in highly technical technology disputes including software development, licensing, IT systems and complex projects.
‘commercially savvy… quick to get to the heart of the problem’ (Chambers & Partners, 2024)
Daniel is recommended for construction work by Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2024 (Band 4). He is instructed in High Court and arbitral proceedings in a wide range of disputes, including delay and disruption claims, defects, payment and termination disputes.
Daniel has experience of all the major contract forms (JCT, NEC, FIDIC) along with PFI/PPP agreements and EPC contracts.
‘has a handle on the technical aspects of a novel area of law’ (Chambers & Partners, 2024)
‘Extremely capable and punches well above his weight in terms of his call’ (Chambers & Partners, 2023)
Daniel is one of a handful of barristers ranked by Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2024 for cryptocurrency disputes (Band 2). He was junior counsel (led by Matthew Lavy) for the successful respondent in one of the first crypto freezing injunction cases (Toma v Murray  EWHC 2295 (Ch)).
Daniel’s clients range from one the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world to blockchain startups. He has advised on a number of crypto related matters, including ICOs and the regulatory perimeter of FSMA 2000.
He is presently instructed (with Alex Charlton KC) for Roger Ver in the novel multi-billion claim brought by Dr Craig Wright against developers of different cryptocurrencies (Tulip Trading Ltd v Bitcoin Association for BSV and ors).
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