5 Essex Court

Daniel Hobbs

Call 1998

Dan is highly regarded by clients and has almost 20 years’ experience at the bar. He specialises in employment law, personal injury law, coroner’s inquests and police law.

Dan has been conducting employment cases ever since he qualified in 1998. He has represented a very high number of employers and employees before the employment tribunal and the employment appeal tribunal. He specialises in complex and/or high value discrimination and whistleblowing claims. His public and private sector client base is diverse and includes police forces, NHS trusts, banks & financial institutions and large retailers.

In the field of Personal Injury, Dan acts for both Claimants and Defendants. He specialises in injuries of the upmost severity (head and spinal cord injuries) and fatal accidents (including representation for the family or other interested parties at Coroner’s inquests).  He has wide experience of conducting and defending stress at work claims and claims brought under the Harassment Act 1997.

His police law practice includes defending employment cases and personal injury cases (including those involving stress at work). He also conducts misconduct proceedings under the Police (Conduct Regulations) 2012 and stage 3 performance hearings under the Police (Performance) Regulations 2012.

Dan is qualified to act under the direct access scheme.

Dan is the editor of ‘Five from 5’ a bi-monthly employment laws newsletter published in association with BloomsburyProfessional.