Daniel Judd Called to the Bar 2018

Daniel joined South Square as a tenant in October 2019.

Daniel accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ core areas of practice, including corporate insolvency and restructuring, bankruptcy, banking and finance, offshore and fund litigation, commercial litigation and arbitration, company law, and trusts.

As a pupil, Daniel assisted with a number of insolvency matters. These include the special administration of MF Global, subordinated debt litigation arising out of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, claims in the liquidation of British Steel, and the appeal in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (in liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 27 concerning insolvency set-off. Daniel is familiar with a variety of transaction avoidance claims and insolvency applications.

Daniel has experience of substantial offshore litigation. In pupillage he assisted with the appeals in both HSBC v Primeo and AHAB v SAAD in the Cayman Islands, as well as international arbitration proceedings between private equity funds. He also has experience of claims involving conflict of laws issues and allegations of fraud.

Daniel undertakes drafting and advisory work in Chambers’ areas of practice. As a pupil, Daniel drafted advice on points including: entitlements to statutory interest under the insolvency rules; the characterisation of company charges as fixed or floating; choice of law issues in mortgage transactions; the enforceability of trusts arbitration clauses; and setting aside foreign judgments for fraud.

Before joining South Square, Daniel volunteered on the Company Insolvency Pro Bono Scheme and won the Michael Mustill Essay Prize (2018). Daniel worked as a legal translator alongside his studies.

Daniel graduated with a First Class degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University, ranking joint third in his year. He completed an LL.M. at McGill University on a Canada Memorial Foundation scholarship, and was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn as a Holt Scholar. Daniel won a number of academic prizes during his degrees.

From October 2019 until December 2019, Daniel was a Judicial Assistant in the High Court, based in the Chancery Division.

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