Daniel Chaney's practice is focused on resolving disputes efficiently. His practice includes complex commercial arbitration and litigation in a range of areas, and he has considerable experience with complex and high-value energy and resources construction disputes (including variation and delay/disruption claims, contract termination issues, and misleading conduct claims). He is listed as a "key lawyer" for international arbitration in The Legal 500 directory.
Daniel's recent experience includes claims arising out of the construction of power and gas processing facilities in the Middle East, the construction of iron ore facilities in Australia, the disputed ownership of a Cayman Islands private equity fund, the unlawful theft and dissemination of confidential information in the United Kingdom, the collapse of a joint bidding process in an oil and gas sale process in Southeast Asia, and breaches of warranties following sales of oil and gas businesses in Europe and Asia. He has acted in arbitration, litigation, and adjudication proceedings for and against parties in jurisdictions around the world, including English and Australian court proceedings and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and ad hoc arbitrations seated in various jurisdictions.
Daniel also has substantial experience assisting clients during projects to resolve issues early, without the need for formal proceedings. He has particular familiarity working across borders, having been based in Jones Day's London, Perth, and Madrid offices.
- University of Notre Dame Australia (LL.B. 2010; B.A in Politics and International Relations 2010)
- Supreme Court of Western Australia and High Court of Australia