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“Very tenacious and bright.” – Legal 500, 2022
“Hard working, dependable, approachable, technically very able.” – Legal 500, 2021
“Extremely hard-working and diligent with top-notch drafting skills” – Chambers UK 2020
Daisy is an experienced junior practising in competition, procurement and regulatory law. She also has significant experience of wider public law matters, including information law and data protection.
As a highly-regarded junior, Daisy acts with leading silks in complex and high-profile litigation. She also advises and appears in her own right, including for parties subject to regulatory investigations and, in procurement, for interested parties on matters of process and confidentiality.
Daisy acts for commercial clients, government and public bodies. Clients have described her as a “rising star” of the profession, commending her drafting as “superb and extremely lucid”. She is an “excellent” advocate, dealing with oral submissions “effortlessly” and to “an extremely high standard”.
She is currently instructed in two of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases for 2020: the rail franchising litigation and the foreign exchange damages litigation.
Recent significant cases include:
Daisy is an experienced competition law junior. She is currently instructed under leading silks in several significant competition damages actions and regularly advises commercial clients on competition law issues. She contributes to the leading practitioner text (Bellamy and Child: European Union Law of Competition).
Her current and recent competition cases include:
Examples of Daisy’s competition advisory practice include advising (led and unled) on:
Daisy has a well-established procurement law practice and is described in Chambers and Partners as having “excellent procurement law knowledge”. She acts for contractors and contracting authorities in complex and high-value litigation, as well as for interested parties with procedural concerns, such as the protection of confidential information.
Daisy advises on contentious and non-contentious matters concerning all aspects of the procurement regime, including public contracts, utilities, concessions, and defence and security.
Daisy’s recent significant procurement cases include:
Daisy acts for and advises regulators and businesses subject to regulatory investigation and enforcement, including under consumer protection legislation. Her experience spans a range of industry sectors, including telecommunications, utilities and financial services.
Current and recent matters include:
Daisy acts for claimants and public bodies in judicial review cases and statutory appeals and advises on public law issues including the application of the freedom of information and data protection legislation.
Daisy’s recent public law work includes:
Before joining Monckton in 2014, Daisy was a clerk in the House of Lords where, amongst other posts, she worked for the Conduct Committee on investigations into the abuse of expenses and on legislation in the Public Bill Office.
She read philosophy and theology at Keble, Oxford and, on leaving the Lords, completed the GDL (Distinction) and BPTC (Outstanding) at City Law School. During her training, she won prizes and awards from Middle Temple, City University and the Bar Council.
Public Procurement: “She is proactive and has fantastic judgement.” – Chambers UK, 2024
Competition Law: “Daisy is seriously smart and strategic, super responsive and absolutely excellent with clients.” “She has great judgement and drafts really well.” “She has a really good client manner and an insightful legal mind, and is really good at delivering difficult messages to clients.” “Daisy is a pleasure to instruct.” “Her ability to understand and stress-test the most complex economic and econometric analysis is remarkable.” “Daisy is calm, confident, and has ferocious analytical skills.” – Chambers UK, 2024
Leading Junior in Public Procurement: “Daisy is absolutely exceptional: fiercely bright, incredibly strategic, wonderfully practical and a joy to work with.” – Legal 500, 2024
Public Procurement: “Very user-friendly, very clever and someone with great attention to detail.” – Chambers UK, 2023
Competition Law: “Daisy is an excellent junior who is super smart, very clear in her advice, responsive and overall a pleasure to work with.” – Chambers UK and Chambers Global, 2023
Leading Junior in Competition– Legal 500, 2023
Rising Star in Public Procurement – Legal 500, 2023
Public Procurement: “Reliable, all over the details and very knowledgeable about the issues in a case.” “She is very switched on and easy to deal with.” – Chambers UK, 2022
Up and Coming in Competition Law: “She is excellent: clever, hard-working and user-friendly.” – Chambers UK and Chambers Global, 2022
Public Procurement: “Very tenacious and bright.” – Legal 500, 2022
Public Procurement: “Pays great attention to detail.” “She’s user-friendly and always thoroughly prepared.” – Chambers UK, 2021
Competition: “Hard working, dependable, approachable, technically very able.” – Legal 500, 2021
Public Procurement: “She was the brains of the operation.” – Legal 500, 2021
Public Procurement: “Extremely hard-working and diligent with top-notch drafting skills and excellent procurement law knowledge.” – Chambers UK, 2020