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Dan Wyatt

Dan Wyatt is an experienced commercial litigator with particular expertise in complex, high value civil and cyber fraud, financial services, and shareholder/partnership disputes. His work is usually multi-jurisdictional, and frequently involves 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 Next Generation Partner, and as a recommended lawyer in RPC's commercial disputes and civil fraud practices. He also was nominated as a stand-out lawyer in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 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

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Up and Coming – Chambers UK 2022

"Dan Wyatt has significant experience in fraud disputes arising from Russia and former CIS countries. His expertise includes claims arising from alleged breaches of contract and trust. Dan is a very engaged, diligent go-getter. He's open to new ideas, great to deal with and is highly professional." - Chambers UK 2022

"Dan Wyatt, is responsible for leading cases on a day to day basis. I’d say he is a great all-rounder: clever, insightful, hard-working and easy to get along with. We have had very positive experiences working with Andy McGregor and Dan Wyatt at RPC. The stand out feature of their approach is that they are both capable of delivering proper strategic advice to clients and seeing it through." - The Legal 500 UK 2022

Next Generation Partner - The Legal 500 UK 2022

Next Generation Partner - The Legal 500 UK 2021

Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2021

Rising Star - The Legal 500 UK 2020