Daniel Messenger
Year of call: 2008

Daniel Messenger specialises in family law, and has done so throughout his career at the Bar. He is regularly praised for his patient and sensitive approach, particularly when dealing with vulnerable clients, and has an excellent record at settling cases without resorting to a final hearing.

Areas of practice

  • Family Law: all areas, including matrimonial finance proceedings, Schedule 1 Children Act applications, cohabitation disputes, Inheritance Act claims, court of protection, private law Children Act disputes, domestic violence injunctions and care proceedings

His work

Since establishing himself in practice, Daniel has developed a substantial care practice, representing parents, family members, children and Local Authorities.

On completing the Bar, Daniel was awarded the prestigious Fox Scholarship by Middle Temple. This led him to spend much of 2009 working at both the Ontario Court of Appeal and the litigation department of a large Toronto law firm.

What others say

Recently described by Mrs Justice Theis DBE as having represented his client “exceptionally well”

MA: City University