Danny Knowles

Danny Knowles


Email danny.knowles@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2605

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Danny Knowles is a commercial litigator who advises clients on a range of commercial disputes and internal or regulatory investigations. Danny also guides clients in navigating anti-corruption laws and regulations through advice on compliance, policies and procedures.

Danny's litigation practice focuses in particular on complex civil fraud proceedings and asset recovery. He often acts for clients based in the CIS region and has extensive trial experience in the Commercial Court in London.

Danny's time on secondment to the disputes team at a major global bank helps him to deliver pragmatic, client-focused advice and to understand the commercial drivers behind his client's position.

Education and admissions


LL.B. Law with Australian Law, University of Nottingham, 2015

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Court admissions

Senior Courts of England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising on a shareholder dispute between four Ukrainian businessmen involving claims and counterclaims valued at well over US$1bn.

Advising BTA Bank in its long-running litigation against Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Advising a financial institution on a dispute arising out of the extension of a swap under ISDA documentation.

Advising a range of corporates on anti-corruption compliance, policies and procedures.

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