Daniel Soar

Year of Call: 2016

Inn: Middle Temple

Daniel is building a broad chancery and commercial practice and is accepting instructions for a wide range of work within those practice areas. He has experience in claims for provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, challenges to wills for lack of formal validity and undue influence, disputes involving the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, proprietary estoppel claims and a wide range of property work including disputed boundaries and easements.

Since beginning his practice Daniel has appeared in the High Court on an application for a vesting order pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925, drafted pleadings for fast track and small claims matters concerning breaches of leases and property damage, advised on cross-border litigation and service out of the jurisdiction, as well as appearing in many small claims trials and MOJ Stage 3 hearings.

Daniel also has a special interest in mediation and, as an ADR Group accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator, is available to act as either mediator or counsel. He is capable of conducting remote mediations, should that be desired.

Professional memberships:

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association (Associate Member)
  • Western Circuit

Qualifications & awards:

  • LLB (Hons) from Durham University
  • BTPC – Outstanding, UWE
  • ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator
  • St John’s Chambers Mooting competition (2017) – Winner

Additional information:

Daniel lived in Normandy during 2018 and worked for a charity which serves displaced persons and refugees in the Caen area. Sadly, he does not(!) speak fluent French, but does have a working knowledge of the language.