Mr Daniel Rogers
Year of Call 1997 Inner Temple
Nottingham University BA (Jt Hons: 2:1) 1992 -1995
College of Law – Diploma in Law 1995-1996
Inns of Court School of Law 1996- 1997 – Accredited ‘Very Competent’
Member of the Personal Injury Bar Association
Email Mr Daniel Rogers
Daniel has been a member of 7 Harrington Street Chambers in Liverpool since its foundation in 1999. He served as Head of the Civil Department from 2012 to 2015 and was elected by the members to be Deputy Head of Chambers in 2015.
- Personal Injury Litigation for both Claimant and Defendant
- Fatal Accident Claims
- RTA Claims
- Employers Liability and Industrial Accident Claims
- Occupational Stress Claims
- Public Liability Claims
- Clinical Negligence Claims
- Credit Hire
- Freezing Injunctions
- Landlord and Tenant Disputes
Areas of Practice
Daniel is an experienced personal injury practitioner, representing both Claimants and Defendants in Multi Track and Fast Track claims. He has a particular interest in employers’ liability and clinical negligence claims and is regularly instructed to act on behalf of Police Officers injured in the course of their duties.
He has experience of dealing with complex high value claims, including those involving brain injury and serious orthopaedic injuries.
Daniel is praised for his calm and reassuring manner and is frequently instructed in cases requiring a sensitive and client-focussed approach, including Fatal Accident Act cases and a recent case advising a terminally ill and fragile client necessitating a home visit.
Notable personal injury claims include:
- Representing a Defendant in a High Court case concerning the recovery of approximately £10 million of fees relating to personal injury claims – Daniel was successful in having the claim against his client struck out.
- Re GP – Daniel secured substantial damages for a police inspector who suffered a brain injury while deployed to contain a far-right riot.
- Re AS – ongoing claim in respect of a catastrophic brain injury sustained in a road traffic accident.
- Kraus v Phillips – a Fatal Accident case in which Daniel was instructed for the family of the deceased to secure damages following the death of the father in a road traffic accident. The case required detailed and careful consideration of a complicated dependency claim on behalf of a variety of family members with different statuses.
Daniel has extensive experience in inquest work and regularly instructed by NHS Hospital, Ambulance Trusts and overseas corporations in ‘Article 2’ inquests where systems and procedures are scrutinised in a public forum. He is accustomed to dealing with cases involving Government agencies and their procedures and in dealing with large volumes of evidence on paper and in digital form. Most of the Inquest cases in which Daniel is instructed are reported in the regional or national media.
Notable cases include:
- Re Capper
An inquest concerning deprivation of liberty procedures in the context of mental health services.
- Re Sian Jones
Successfully defended a Health Body in an inquest involving an allegation of neglect in its treatment of a patient.
- Re Catherine Jones
A case involving complicated and contested medical evidence
- Re James Lockett
Article 2 Inquest held with a jury. This case considered the actions and omissions of the police and mental health services and the role these may have played in the death of a young man. Successful in defeating any suggestion of neglect.
- Re Luke Jones
Article 2 Inquest involving a death in a major prison requiring detailed analysis of prison procedures and the interaction between healthcare and prison service systems and procedures.
- Re William Andrew Jones
Daniel represented an American Company in an inquest into the death of an employee whilst clearing landmines in Syria. The case involved handling sensitive security information and involved the US State Department.
Daniel also has experience of advising in commercial and contractual disputes, both for Claimants and Defendants.
Notable Cases include:
- Daniel was junior counsel to a group of international claimants who sought recovery of missing Bitcoin following the collapse of the Mt Gox crypto-currency trading exchange in Tokyo. The case involved consideration of complex interaction of jurisdictions, particularly in Japan and the USA as well as the UK and an understanding of the technicalities of crypto-currency trading.
- Syscoin v Moopay
High Court case in which Daniel successfully obtained a Freezing Injunction to prevent the dissipation of crypto-currency assets. The case subsequently continued as a criminal prosecution.
Lectures and Seminars
Daniel provides lectures and seminars to solicitors and other organisations on all aspects of his areas of work. Those areas recently included developments in cases relating to Hire Charges following road traffic accidents and also Issues of Mental Health and Capacity, which was delivered to an audience of Consultant doctors and surgeons at an NHS Hospital Trust.
Beyond the Bar
In his spare time Daniel has a busy family life and (when his children allow him) enjoys skiing, clay pigeon shooting, hiking and running.