Daniel Hales


Daniel is an Associate in our Employment Team. He joined Birketts in January 2024.

Prior to joining Birketts Daniel trained and qualified at a national law firm where he advised commercial, health, education, government and charity clients on contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Daniel has particular experience in defending unfair dismissal and discrimination claims.

Daniel attended the University of York where he studied history. He completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at BBP University, achieving distinctions in both courses. Daniel qualified as a Solicitor in September 2019.

Daniel is experienced in advising on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues including:

  • employment tribunal claims including unfair dismissal, discrimination, holiday pay, wages claims, whistleblowing and constructive unfair dismissal,
  • employment contracts, staff handbooks and policies,
  • settlement agreements,
  • day to day support in employee relations and workplace disputes,
  • managing sickness absence, and
  • disciplinary and grievance issues.

Daniel is also experienced in delivering training, seminars and webinars on a broad range of employment topics including employment law, the Employment Tribunal process and ill-health and disability. 

Outside of work Daniel enjoys keeping fit, good food and spending time with his family.

Daniel is based in our Cambridge office.

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