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Daniel Black

Called 2015

Daniel Black

Daniel accepts instructions in all areas of landlord and tenant law, whether residential or commercial, and in the law of real property. His advisory work covers all our areas of our expertise as well as property related commercial and insolvency disputes.

He has established a busy court practice, featuring regular appearances in the County Court, the Property Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal and the High Court, both in his own right and as a junior. He has also acted as a junior counsel in the Supreme Court. Some notable cases are listed below.

His most recent work has covered the following areas:

  • Interpretation
  • Equality Act 2020 issues in property disputes
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 matters
  • Mortgages
  • The Building Safety Act 2022
  • Trespass and injunctions
  • Estoppel
  • Nuisance and damage to neighbouring land
  • Break clauses and forfeiture proceedings
  • The MEES Regulations
  • Corporate dissolution, disclaimer and escheat, including vesting orders under the Trustee Act 1925, Insolvency Act 1926 and Companies Act 2006
  • Service charges and dilapidations
  • Land Registration
  • Possession and adverse possession
  • Covenants and easements
  • Auction disputes

A Scot, Daniel unwinds by cooking, playing football and visiting European cities. For a time he conducted interviews and reviewed gigs for a Country Music magazine - he still enjoys Americana.

  • Notable Cases
    • Co Mayo Estates v Hidden Gem Ltd [2024] EWHC 401 (KB)
    • Fairleigh and Ors v St George South London and Ors LON/00AY/LSC/2019/0338 and LON/00BJ/LSC/2019/0330
    • Killock v Information Commissioner [2021] UKUT 299 (AAC)
    • Pakistan International Airline Corp v Times Travel [2021] UKSC 40