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Daniel Crowley C.ARB

Call 1990

dcrowley@2tg.co.uk

+44 (0)20 7822 1200

"Practical, commercial and an excellent advocate."

Chambers UK 2019

"Very proactive, very bright and very experienced."

Chambers UK 2019

"Good on paper, good on his feet and good with clients."

Chambers UK 2018

"An experienced advocate with highly effective cross-examination skills, who displays great attention to detail at all times."

Chambers UK 2018

"He is very bright and spot-on legally."

Chambers UK 2017

"He is excellent, really thorough and very clever."

Chambers UK 2017

Practice Overview

Daniel Crowley is a very experienced barrister. He has fought dozens of cases to trial. He has also argued a number of cases in the Court of Appeal. He specialises in insurance, construction and engineering, professional liability, product liability/property damage, commercial litigation and arbitration.

Insurance & Reinsurance

Daniel Crowley acts in all aspects of commercial insurance including insurance claims, coverage issues, policy construction, misrepresentation, non-disclosure, breach of warranty, estoppel, waiver and reservation of rights, co-insurance and ICOBS/Insurance Conduct of Business Sourcebook. He has a particular expertise in insurance fraud. He also acts for and against brokers as part of his professional negligence practice. He lectures on insurance issues especially insurance fraud.

Construction and Engineering

He has experience in delay and disruption claims and defect claims and all aspects of construction adjudications and arbitrations. He has particular expertise in claims arising under the Defective Premises Act 1972.

Product Liability & Property Damage

He has expertise in all areas of product liability/property damage/recovery claims including damage caused by defective products, fires, explosions, floods, tree roots, heave, landslip, vibrations and defective building work. By reason of his insurance expertise, he has particular expertise and experience of claims on insurance policies in respect of property damage.

Professional Liability & Negligence

Acting for and against solicitors, accountants, auditors, financial advisers, valuers, surveyors, engineers, architects and other construction professionals and insurance brokers.

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Wide range of commercial litigation with particular experience in sale of goods including international sale of goods; carriage of goods including CMR Convention and RHA terms; jurisdiction disputes; freezing (Mareva) injunctions; and Company Director Disqualification proceedings.

Arbitration, International Arbitration & Projects

Daniel Crowley is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Chartered Arbitrator. He is on the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Arbitration Panel.

Advocate

He is regularly instructed in arbitrations. Recent arbitrations include:

  • Substantial LCIA arbitration on international tank containers (instructed by Laytons)
  • Claim arising from a fire on the roof of commercial premises (instructed by Plexus Law)
  • Acted for Claimant South American Company, in a cross-border contractual claim in an international arbitration heard at IDRC in London. He led David Thomas of 2TG (instructed by Fischer & Schickendantz, Uruguay)
  • Acted for international energy and process contractor in an ICC arbitration on claim for variations and delay and disruption arising from a power station project (instructed by DWF)
  • Acted for international energy and process contractor in an ICC arbitration on a conversion from a coal fired power station to biomass in France, including Court applications in the UK. (instructed by DWF)

He advises and appears in Court on appeals from arbitration awards: see, for example, Crest Nicholson (Eastern) Ltd v Mr and Mrs Western [2008] 1 BLR 426; (2008) 119 Con LR 18; (2008) CILL 2599 and arbitration applications.

Arbitrator

He sits as an arbitrator. He has sat as an arbitrator on appointments from the CIArb including international arbitration:

  • Dispute over funds in an escrow account following a share sale.
  • Arbitration arising from a public body’ termination of its contract with a solicitors’ firm.
Current and Recent Work

Daniel has appeared in the following reported cases:

  • Actavo UK Ltd v Doosan Babcock Ltd – [2017] EWHC 2849 (TCC); (2017) 177 ConLR 77 (with Martin Hirst)
  • BPT Ltd v Patterson – (CLCC TCC) (2016) Lawtel Document No. AC0153059
  • Rendlesham Estates plc and Others v Barr Limited [2015] 1 WLR 3663; [2015] BLR 37, [2015] TCLR 1; (2015) 157 Con LR 147; [2015] CILL 3604
  • Hufford v Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd  [2014] BLR 633
  • Robbins v LB Bexley [2012] LLR 976 (Edwards-Stuart J); [2014] BLR 11, [2013] All E R (D) 177 (Court of Appeal)
  • Khan and Khan v (1) London Borough of Harrow; and (2) Helen Sheila Kane [2013] BLR 611[2013] All ER (D) 32; [2013] CILL 3421
  • Zennstrom and Another v Fagot and Others (2013) 147 Con LR 162, [2013] All ER (D) 287 (Feb), (2013) 30 BLM 46
  • Denness and Another v East Hampshire District Council [2012] All ER (D) 307 (Oct)
  • Berent v Family Mosaic Housing [2012] BLR 488, [2012] CILL 3213
  • Foster and Another v Stojanovski [2011] All E R (D) 157
  • Jenson and Jenson v Faux [2011] 1 WLR 3038; [2011] WLR (D) 133; The Times Law Reports 26.04.11; [2011] TCLR 4, [2011] HLR 30, [2011] P&CR 11, [2011] CILL 3025, [2011] NPC 42
  • Bole and Van Den Haak v (1) Huntsbuild Ltd and (2) Richard Money (t/a Richard Money Associates) [TCC] (2009) 124 Con LR 1; [2009] WLR (D) 98; [2009] All E R (D) 195; (2009) CILL 2697; 153 (120 SJLB 27; [CA] [2009] EWCA Civ 1146; (2010) 127 Con LR 154; [2010] ALL E R (D) 84; (2010) 27 BLM 34.
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  • Porter v Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. (High Court QBD, Liverpool DR 2009, Coulson J) [2010] Lloyd’s Rep IR 373; [2010] Lloyd’s Rep IR Plus 11; [2009] All E R (D) 152; [2009] 2 All E R (Comm) 658; (2009) NPC 38; (2009) ILM 75.
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  • Hames v Ferguson [2008] All E R (D) 152 (CA)
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  • Hough v Annear (2008) 119 Con LR 57
  • Crest Nicholson (Eastern) Ltd v Mr and Mrs Western [2008] 1 BLR 426; [2008] All E R (D) 249; (2008) 119 Con LR 18; (2008) CILL 2599; [2008] TCLR 9.
  • Eiles v London Borough of Southwark [2006] All E R (D) 237
  • Wessanen Foods Ltd v Jofson Ltd [2006] All E R (D) 48
  • The Burns – Anderson Independent Network plc v Francis Henry Wheeler [2005] Lloyd’s Rep 580 (QBD)
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  • Brown v Vosper Thorneycroft Ltd [2004] All ER (D) 375
  • 24 Seven Utility Services Ltd v Rosekey Ltd (t/a Atwal Builders) and Another [2004] All E R (D) 288
  • Kanu v Kashif [2002] All E R (D) 496 (CA)
  • L E Jones (Insurance Brokers) Ltd v Portsmouth City Council [2002] BLR 244; [2002] All E R (D) 231; [2002] NPC 40 (TCC); [2003] 1 WLR 427, [2003] BLR 67; (2003) 87 Con LR 169; (2003) 15 EG 139; (2002) 47 EG 146 (CS); [2002] All E R (D) 90, The Times 21.11.02; (CA)
  • Khanna v Somra and Others [2002] All E R (D) 56 (QBD)
  • Primavera v Allied Dunbar plc [2003] Lloyd’s Rep PN 14 [2001] All E R (D) 231 (QBD); [2002] All ER (D) 54; (2003)PNLR 12; [2002] Pens L R 513 (CA)
  • Video London Sound Studios v Asticus (GMS) Ltd and Keltbray Ltd [2001] All E R (D) 168 (TCC)
  • Anglian Water Services Ltd v Crawshaw Robbins & Co Ltd [2001] BLR 173; [2001] NPC 32 (QBD)
  • Dainty and Others v Reynolds and Others (CA) [2000] All E R (D) 2010; (High Court, Holland J) [2001] All E R (D) 43
  • Ludlow v National Power plc [2000] All E R (D) 1868(CA);
  • Hooper & Ors v Gorvin [2000] All ER (D) 2165; [2001] WTLR 575; [2001] 3 EGCS 130; [2000] NPC 140 (Ch. D)
  • Kamenou v Dodson [1999] 2 All ER 764; [1999] BLR 72; [1999] 2 Costs LR 117 (TCC).
  • Cooper v Fearnley, Re A Debtor (No. 103) of 1994 [1997] B.P.I.R 20 (Ch. D)
  • Kahl v Holderness Borough Council [1995] PIQR P401 (CA)
  • Talbot v Berkshire County Council [1994] Q.B. 290; (1993) 3 WLR 708; (1993) 4 All ER 9; [1993] RTR 406; (1993) PIQR P319; (1993) 157 LG Rev 1004; (1993) 143 NLJ 402; The Times 23.03.93 (CA)