Daniel was appointed a partner at Butler, McIntyre & Butler in 1999. His areas of practice are:
- personal injury;
- workers compensation; and
- estate litigation.
Daniel is a graduate of the University of Tasmania in both law and arts.
He has a strong interest in genealogy with his work in that regard covering a period of over 35 years. He has travelled to the Netherlands numerous times to undertake intensive research in this area.
As the firm’s specialist in defamation law, Daniel has a solid knowledge of the Defamation Act 2005 and advises significant media companies such as the publishers of The Mercury on such matters on a daily basis.
Daniel is past Deputy Chairman of the Parole Board of Tasmania, past president of the Law Society of Tasmania as well as a former member of the Attorney-General’s Civil Disbursement Fund, the Council of the Law Society of Tasmania, the Law Society Continuing Professional Development Committee and a former Legal Aid Commissioner. He is a current member of the Andrew Inglis Clark Law Library Management Committee.