Daniel Bayfield KC

KC 2016, Called to the Bar 1998

Daniel specialises in business and finance law, with a strong emphasis on insolvency and restructuring, banking law and general commercial litigation.

Since 15 September 2008, Daniel has been advising the administrators of the key UK Lehman Brothers companies, appearing for the administrators of LBIE in almost of all of the major Lehman proceedings.

Daniel has also been heavily involved in other high-profile cases including: Debenhams, Ocean Rig, International Bank of Azerbaijan, MF Global, Game Group, Rangers FC, Portsmouth FC, Woolworths, HMV, Stanford International Bank, Kaupthing, Sigma, Hellas, XL Airways, Countrywide, Cheyne Finance, Eurosail, Belmont, MG Rover, TXU, T&N, Enron and Cenargo.

Beyond South Square’s core practice areas, Daniel also specialises in sports law.  His clients include the FA Premier League and the Football League and he has appeared for a large number of well-known footballers and boxers.

The legal directories have described Daniel as having “a first-rate mind” and as being “thoroughly user-friendly”, “robustly commercial”, “frighteningly good”, “a heavyweight advocate” and “a credit to both his set and to the Bar as a whole”.

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