Daniel Walker

  • Year of Call 2015


Daniel joined Chambers in November 2018 and specialises in criminal law. He has developed a busy criminal practice, prosecuting and defending predominantly in the Crown Court across the full range of criminal offences.

Since joining Chambers, Daniel has been instructed to act in the Crown Court in cases involving, for example, the Supply of Class A and Class B drugs, Perverting the Course of Justice, Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm, Threats to Kill, Robbery, Burglary, Theft, and Dangerous Driving. 

Alongside his Crown Court practice, Daniel appears in the Magistrates’ Court acting in privately funded driving matters on behalf of the Defence. He has particular expertise in exceptional hardship and special reasons hearings, alongside advancing challenges to procedure at trial. Daniel also has experience acting in Private Prosecutions having prosecuted on behalf of luxury designer brands in Trademark Offences. 

In addition to criminal law, Daniel is regularly instructed by the Nursing & Midwifery Council to act as a case presenter before the Fitness to Practise Committee. This involves making Interim Order applications, conducting Substantive Hearings, and reviewing Substantive Orders. 

Previously Daniel has worked on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, on large-scale disclosure reviews for leading city law firms, and been seconded to a sports law firm where he built up experience in sports and regulatory matters being brought before the Football Association and FIFA. 


2014-2015: Bar Professional Training Course, Nottingham Law School 

2012-2013: LLM in Criminal Justice, University of Nottingham

2009-2012: Law (LLB), University of Sheffield 

Awards & Prizes

2016: Anne Goddard Pupillage Scholarship Award, Gray’s Inn

2015: Headridge Scholarship Award, Gray’s Inn