Alongside a busy advisory and drafting practice, Darryl regularly appears in a wide variety of courts and tribunals. Darryl has appeared on multiple occasions in the High Court and in the Employment Appeal Tribunal as well as in the County Court and in employment and first-tier tribunals. He also has experience in less formal settings such as parole board and independent review panel hearings. He has been instructed in a number of high-profile cases such as CA and ors v NGN (UKEAT/0075/16/RN) and the MGN phone hacking litigation.
Darryl happily accepts instructions from legally aided and trade union-supported clients and more generally believes that it is imperative that people without means have access to high quality legal representation.
Darryl studied law at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, graduating in 2011 with the third highest First in the University. In 2012, he received the Bachelor of Civil Law degree from Oxford University, graduating with Distinction and winning prizes for the best performance in three out of four papers. In 2014, he was elected Oxford University’s Eldon Scholar (awarded to the most promising Oxford graduate embarking on a career at the Bar).
Between graduating and coming to the Bar, Darryl worked as a labour law researcher at the International Labour Organisation in Geneva and for Ergon Associates, a labour and human rights consultancy based in London. Between 2013-2014, he was a Teaching Fellow in Conflict of Laws at University College London.
Darryl regularly writes for legal blogs such as the UKSC Blog, the Oxford Human Rights Hub blog, the EUtopia blog and the LawInSport website. He won the City University Senior Moot in 2014.
Darryl has been accredited with C1 (advanced) level French (Université Rennes 2, 2014).
Darryl accepts instructions under the Bar Council Standard Contractual Terms, details of which can be found here.