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Daniel Shaw

Call 2007

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Construction & Engineering

In addition to the international arbitration and domestic adjudication work listed above, Daniel has also recently been involved in:

Advising a main contractor in respect of threatened litigation arising out of cladding of hotel in central London deemed defective following the fire at Grenfell Tower – JCT DB 2009 form

Advising the target in respect of a dispute arising out of the takeover of Swiss haulage/transport firm by a joint venture in relation to a dispute worth approximately £1m

Advising a specialist sub-contractor in respect of threatened litigation arising out of cladding of (inter alia) new build properties in White City, London, considered defective following the fire at Grenfell Tower

Advising and representing an exporter in litigation against an insolvent service provider arising out of certification of products for export

Representing a referring party in TCC adjudication enforcement proceedings

Advising an employer in respect of a professional negligence claim arising out of redevelopment of large residential property in Notting Hill, London

Advising and representing a claimant in respect of a claim for non-payment, and defending a counterclaim concerning defects, arising out of the construction of a newly-built road in west London

Representing a national hotel chain in its defence of a claim for damages for breach of contract (including on appeal)

Advising a supplier of specialist products to the automotive industry as to a share and asset purchase by an Indian multinational

Advising a purchaser in relation to a claim for defective repair and restoration works carried out on a £250,000 vintage automobile


Selected Cases

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  • Brooking Prize Commendation, Society of Construction Law Australia (2014)
  • Hudson Prize High Commendation, Society of Construction Law (2011)
  • Mould Senior Scholarship, Gray’s Inn (2010)
  • Robin Jacob Award, Gray’s Inn (2008)
  • Albion Richardson Award, Gray’s Inn (2007)
  • Sweet & Maxwell Prize for Highest First Class Degree, University of Keele (2006)
  • Michael Whincup Prize, University of Keele (2005)
  • KJD Prize for Contract Law, University of Keele (2005)


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  • MSt Construction Engineering, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge (2013 – 2015)
  • Bar Vocational Course, Very Competent, BPP Law School, London (2006 – 2007)
  • LLB Law (First Class), University of Keele (2003 – 2006)


  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Constructors
  • Society of Construction Law
  • Society of Construction Law Australia
  • Technology & Construction Bar Association

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