Daniel Wheeler


Practice Director

"The clerks room is brilliant – nothing is too much trouble and they always go the extra mile. Dan Wheeler is a breath of fresh air; easy to deal with, straight forward manner and good fun to work with."

The Legal 500

Overview

Dan joined Chambers in 2000, having previously worked at 1 Hare Court. He started as a Junior Clerk in 1999 and was promoted to First Junior Clerk in 2010, Team Leader in 2013, to Senior Clerk in 2018 and Practice Director in 2023. Dan is responsible for the management and development of members’ practices, including diary management, work allocation, fee negotiation, business development, client relationship management, and the listing of cases at Court. Dan sits on Chambers’ Management and Marketing Committee.

In 2016, Dan completed the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management with the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM). Dan is also a member of the Institute of Barristers' Clerks.

What the directories say

The Legal 500:

  • "Daniel Wheeler, in particular, is a superb clerk. Commercial, approachable and with a can-do attitude that guarantees excellent service every time." Legal 500, 2024
  • "The clerks are extremely capable, friendly and efficient, particularly Nick Hockney and Dan Wheeler." Legal 500, 2024
  • "Daniel Wheeler and Nick Hockney are real assets for the set." Legal 500, 2024
  • "Best clerks in the business. The set is in very good hands with Nick Hockney and Dan Wheeler." Legal 500, 2024
  • "Dan Wheeler is very approachable and always willing to assist." Legal 500, 2024
  • "Dan Wheeler is top-notch – very professional and a good networker." Legal 500, 2024
  • "Daniel Wheeler is excellent clerk and really nice to deal with." Legal 500, 2024
  • "Daniel Wheeler is excellent clerk and really nice to deal with." Legal 500 - Middle East, 2023
  • "The clerks are always very responsive and pleasant to deal with. We have had a positive experience with Paul Ballard and Dan Wheeler." Legal 500 - Middle East, 2023
  • "Dan Wheeler is very approachable and always willing to assist." Legal 500 - Middle East, 2023
  • "Dan Wheeler is top-notch – very professional and a good networker." Legal 500 - Middle East, 2023
  • "The clerks room is brilliant – nothing is too much trouble and they always go the extra mile. Dan Wheeler is a breath of fresh air; easy to deal with, straight forward manner and good fun to work with." Legal 500, 2023 
  • "Clerks service is generally excellent, responsive and commercial in approach. Nick Hockney and Dan Wheeler in particular are always a pleasure to deal with, although that extends to the clerks as a whole." Legal 500, 2023 
  • "Clerks service is generally excellent, responsive and commercial in approach. Nick Hockney and Dan Wheeler in particular are always a pleasure to deal with, although that extends to the clerks as a whole. Again, the clerks are a credit to Serle Court."  Legal 500, 2023 
  • "Daniel Wheeler is very responsive."  Legal 500, 2022
  • "The clerks at Serle Court are outstanding – especially Steven Whitaker, Nicholas Hockney and Daniel Wheeler."  Legal 500, 2022
  • "Clerks room is a well-oiled machine. Dan Wheeler is particularly helpful and efficient." Legal 500, 2021
  • "Steve Whitaker and Daniel Wheeler, in particular, are responsive, can-do and commercial – and a pleasure to deal with." Legal 500, 2021
  • "commercial and a pleasure to deal with" Legal 500, 2021
  • “always recommends a barrister suitable for the job and generally makes life easier”. Legal 500, 2020
  • "responsiveness and willingness to accommodate complicated requests." Legal 500, 2019

Chambers and Partners:

  • "Dan Wheeler, practice director, is great at getting things done. We can phone him up with an urgent issue, and he moves things around and gets things done. He's excellent at matching barristers to clients as well. A standout clerk for me." Chambers Global, 2024
  • "Dan Wheeler, senior clerk, is amazing and just a brilliant character who instils confidence." Chambers Global, 2023
  • "The "fantastic" head clerk Steven Whitaker is ably assisted by senior clerks Nicholas Hockney and Daniel Wheeler, whom clients find to be "very helpful and responsive." Chambers and Partners, 2022

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers UK Bar 2024 - “exceptional across the board”

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked in 11 practice areas in this year's Chambers UK... Read More

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    Serle Court announces Hereford Litigation as new sponsor of 6th International Trusts & Commercial Litigation Conference 2023 in New York

    Serle Court have agreed a new sponsorship partnership with Hereford Litigation, a global litigation funder.  Hereford Litigation has been... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court 6th International Trusts & Commercial Litigation Conference 2023

    Location: New York City
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    Events

    Dubai Spring Roadshow 2023

    Location: Dubai
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Education & Qualifications

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management, ILM

Memberships

Institute of Barristers’ Clerks (IBC)

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers UK Bar 2024 - “exceptional across the board”

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked in 11 practice areas in this year's Chambers UK... Read More

    News

    Serle Court announces Hereford Litigation as new sponsor of 6th International Trusts & Commercial Litigation Conference 2023 in New York

    Serle Court have agreed a new sponsorship partnership with Hereford Litigation, a global litigation funder.  Hereford Litigation has been... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court 6th International Trusts & Commercial Litigation Conference 2023

    Location: New York City Read More

    Events

    Dubai Spring Roadshow 2023

    Location: Dubai Read More