Daniel is a passionate and dedicated lawyer who strives for success in all aspects of his profession.

Daniel is an Associate in the firm’s Insurance department with wide-ranging experience in advising and representing Commonwealth agencies and the ACT government in areas of workers’ compensation claims, industrial relations disputes and discrimination claims.

Having previously worked in the Australian Public Service, Daniel has extensive knowledge of Commonwealth government frameworks and its operating environment. He regularly assists government clients in managing the challenges they may experience from both an employment and human resource perspective and works to achieve a practical resolution of workplace disputes.

Daniel develops and delivers training programs to public and private sector clients relating to workers’ compensation, claims management and rehabilitation. He also provides strategic advice to government clients on legislated and policy-based processes and procedures.

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Bachelor Of Laws, Adelaide University
Diploma Of Government, Australian Public Service Commission
Solicitor Of The Supreme Court Of The Australian Capital Territory
Solicitor Of The High Court Of The Australia

Community Involvement

Member, ACT Law Society


Daniel’s work in acting for government bodies regularly sees him appearing before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Fair Work Commission, Human Rights Commission and Federal Court of Australia. He provides advice and conducts dispute resolution for various claims, including dismissals, general protections, discrimination, workers’ compensation and public liability claims. Daniel’s expertise in his services for his clients enables him to achieve results with integrity and respect across all divisions of administrative and employment law litigation.

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"McInnes Wilson were extremely helpful and proactive in their communication, ensuring we were always fully informed."


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