Regulatory and Corporate Defence Barrister appointment announced by Birketts


21 November 2019

Top 100 law firm, Birketts, has announced the appointment of Daniel Irving as a Senior Associate and Barrister in its highly regarded Regulatory and Corporate Defence team.

Daniel was formerly a member at Blackfriars Chambers, London, and with over ten years’ experience at the Bar, is well placed to offer advice and representation in all areas of corporate and regulatory crime, and in relation to Public Inquiries. He has conducted trials in the Crown and Magistrates Courts and has advised on, and drafted responses to, Public Inquiries, including the Iraq Inquiry and the Undercover Policing Inquiry.

Daniel has also previously advised the Government in relation to national security related civil litigation and provided his expertise on data protection obligations.

Commenting on his appointment, Daniel Irving said: “Joining a firm renowned for its expertise in the Corporate sector is a great opportunity for me and I am excited to embark on this next chapter of my career. I am looking forward to working alongside this distinguished team and sharing my knowledge with colleagues and clients alike.”

Matthew Gowen, Partner, Barrister and Head of the Regulatory and Corporate Defence team, added: “I am delighted to announce this significant hire. To welcome another Barrister to the team is a key stride in our ongoing journey to delivering the very best client service. As an individual with a wealth of experience in regulatory and corporate law, I am confident that Daniel’s expertise will further bolster our world-class team.”

Daniel is based in Birketts' Ipswich office, but will support colleagues across all four offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich.