Call: 2002

Daniel prosecutes and defends the most serious criminal offences, including sexual offences, drugs offences, fraud and offences of violence.

Daniel undertakes prosecutions for the CPS, including the Organised Crime Division (large-scale drugs importations) and the Specialist Fraud Division (evasion of duty on foreign cigarettes and tobacco), as well as for Royal Mail and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Recently, Daniel’s focus has been on the prosecution of serious organised crime (cigarette and drug importations and other drugs offences) and of serious sexual offences. Daniel is regularly instructed by the CPS London and SE RASSO Units to provide pre-charge advices, victim right to review advices and to undertake prosecutions in the most serious and complex historical sexual offences.

Daniel also receives instructions from defence solicitors for all manner of serious criminal offences and is often asked to undertake complicated cases involving difficult clients at short notice. He is praised for the thoroughness of his written advice and case preparation.

Daniel has significant experience in fraud and financial crime, including money laundering, forfeiture, deprivation and confiscation for the CPS, for local authorities, for HMRC and for defence solicitors.

Daniel also has substantial experience acting in regulatory and quasi-criminal offences for local authorities including for the London Boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Waltham Forest, Tower Hamlets, Kensington and Chelsea and the Cities of Westminster and London. In this capacity he has undertaken prosecutions for all manner of local authority offences including trading standards and food hygiene cases, street trading, noise abatement and Education Act prosecutions. Daniel has also prosecuted cases for Ofcom and has acted for the Security Industry Authority in resisting appeals against the refusal and revocation of door supervisor and CCTV operative licences.

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Recommendations

"Daniel has a very jury-friendly manner and commands respect from judges. He communicates with clients in a straightforward way, leaving them confident that they have been listened to. His cross-examination skills are a combination of measured ferocity combined with charm."

― Legal 500 [2022]

"He is able to distinguish good points from bad and is trusted by the judges he appears before for this reason."

― Legal 500 [2021]
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Appointments

Grade 4 CPS Panel Advocate and Rape Specialist

Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma Professional Legal Skills (BVC) (City University).
  • Law LLB (Hons.) (The University of Sheffield)

Notable Cases

Latest news

11th August 2022

Simon Taylor QC and Daniel Stevenson prosecute murder of vulnerable man killed by two persons who called him ‘Dad’

Simon Taylor QC and Daniel Stevenson were instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service in the prosecution of two defendants

22nd June 2022

Daniel Stevenson prosecutes attempted murder of girl stabbed 22 times

Daniel Stevenson was instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service in the case of R v Shaba.

4th March 2019

Daniel Stevenson secures convictions in fake security van raid

Daniel Stevenson successfully prosecuted two accomplices who conspired to steal almost £320,000 from a cash-in-transit vehicle and to make a false report of a robbery.

13th November 2018

John O’Higgins, Nina Ellin and Daniel Stevenson – successful prosecution of a targeted attack on travellers’ site in Kent

The case involved a masked gang, armed with machetes, knives, crow-bars and cable ties, who launched an attack on dwellings in a travellers’ site in Lenham, Kent in 2016.

2nd November 2016

Six Pump Court is pleased to welcome Daniel Stevenson to the Crime Team

Chambers is pleased to welcome Daniel Stevenson to the Crime team at Six Pump Court. Daniel prosecutes and defends the most serious criminal offences,...

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