Dan Wyatt is an experienced commercial litigator with particular expertise in complex, high value civil fraud, financial services, and shareholder / partnership disputes. His work is usually multi-jurisdictional, and frequently involves Russia and Former Soviet Union countries.
Dan advises on proceedings in the English High Court, the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court, as well as on arbitration proceedings.
Dan is listed by Legal 500 as a Rising Star, and as a key lawyer in RPC's commercial disputes and civil fraud practices. He also was nominated as a stand-out lawyer in the 2019 and 2020 Acritas Stars survey.
Clients have praised Dan's "commercial pragmatism", and noted that he is "personable and extremely responsive" and "has the ability to drive towards a solution to end the litigation rather than protracting it at great expense to both sides." They have also noted that he "clearly identifies the key issues in complex, fact-heavy cases" and "has the ability to explain complicated issues in a very simple and easy to understand manner". Dan has also been commended for his "good litigation sense with sound legal and tactical understanding and strong project management skills".
Dan's notable recent High Court cases include the following:
- Filatona & Deripaska -v- Navigator, Chernukhin, & Navio
- AS Latvijas Krajbanka (In Liquidation) -v- Antonov
- Pyrrho Investments -v- MWB Property Limited & Ors
Next Generation Partner - The Legal 500 UK 2021
Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2021
Rising Star - The Legal 500 UK 2020