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Daniel Jones

He/himLegal Director
I have the utmost respect for the no-nonsense approach of ... Daniel Jones. [His] ability to promptly and balance the company’s legal issues with a rounded commercial understanding is of enormous benefit.
Legal 500 2021

Daniel is a member of the Litigation & Regulatory group and specialises in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution, with a particular focus on the Technology sector and Sports sectors.

Daniel has a breadth of experience in traditional litigation and arbitration, as well as risk management and dispute avoidance. Daniel also has experience of all forms of alternative dispute resolution. His clients include IT and telecommunications companies, Football clubs, manufacturers, retailers and government bodies.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, 2012



  • Advising a leading IT supplier in a dispute arising out of a first generation IT outsourcing.
  • Assisting various entities with software licensing disputes.
  • Advising a supplier of crucial communications infrastructure in respect of follow on claims arising from a cyber-attack.
  • Defending legal proceedings on behalf of a telecommunications company arising out of a catastrophic fire at one of its television transmission masts.
  • Acting for the Department of Health in relation to significant claims resulting from the Department's termination of a £1.4 billion contract with Fujitsu Services Limited.
  • Acting for a global IT firm in respect of a delay claim arising out of the implementation of an ERP system.
  • Acting for a "big four" consultancy practice in a case concerning allegations of breach of contract and negligence arising out of the implementation of a CRM system.
  • Assisting a consumer facing client with a dispute relating to a failed website re-platforming program.
  • Acting for a leading technology company in the defence of various claims concerning allegations of misrepresentation.
  • Acting for a global IT firm in relation to a dispute over the implementation of software.
  • Advising various clients, including retailers and technology companies, regarding the termination of commercial contracts, and particularly IT related contracts.


  • Acting for a Championship Football Club and its owners in a dispute with the Club’s former owners.
  • Acting for a Championship Football Club in a dispute before the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber.
  • Acting for a Championship Football Club in an Arbitration under Rule K of the FA Rules.


  • Advising the University of Salford in connection with a complex dispute with United Utilities and Water Plus relating to charges for surface water and highways drainage and the status of sewers.
  • Acting for a leading manufacturer in the defence of a class action brought by residents in proximity of the manufacturer’s site concerning allegations of dust nuisance.
  • University of Sheffield, LLB, 2008
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (distinction), BPP Law School, 2009

Awards and recognitions

  • Daniel Jones and Sam Gokarn-Millington are both excellent associates, who provide a first-class service under Richard Norman’s leadership.’ – Legal 500