Daniel is a Partner in our Halifax office. Daniel’s practice focuses primarily on litigation and maritime law. Daniel has advocated for clients before various courts, including the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Newfoundland & Labrador, and the Federal Court.
Daniel advises and advocates for various clients in the marine and energy industries, including: fishing and aquaculture interests; offshore regulators; exploration and production companies; energy processing companies; shipbuilders; ship and specialized offshore vessel owners; charterers; protection and indemnity (P&I) clubs; salvors; Canadian Port Authorities and private port owners; and freight forwarders. He also provides advisory and dispute resolution services to energy and natural resource companies, customs brokers, construction companies, insurers, leasing and finance companies, and private clients, among others.
Daniel is recognized as a leading lawyer in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for his litigation practice and work in the area of corporate and commercial law. He is a director and secretary of the Eastern Admiralty Law Association and a member of the Canadian Maritime Law Association, where he sits on the Ports and Harbours Committee. He is also the vice-chair of Bridgeway Academy and volunteers in a referral program for ReachAbility. Daniel is a director of the Oceans Governance Training Foundation. He is a part-time faculty member at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, where he teaches Oil & Gas law.
- “General Warrants Take the Wrong Path: Challenging the Constitutionality of s. 487.01 of the Code” (2008) 12 Can. Crim. L. Rev. 297
- “Stepping Forward or Stumbling Back? Command Responsibility for Failure to Act, Civilian Superiors and the International Criminal Court” (2008) 17 Dal. J. Leg. Stud. 140
LL.B., Dalhousie University (2008)
B.A. (First Class Hons.) in Political Science, Dalhousie University (2005)