Daniel Cordey

As a specialist criminal practitioner, Daniel is instructed on behalf of the Defence and Prosecution in serious criminal cases including Homicide, Rape, Fraud, drugs offences and serious offences of violence.

He has extensive experience in cases of Rape and serious sexual offences including offences against children.

He is regularly instructed in cases involving young and vulnerable Defendants and witnesses.

Daniel is instructed in cases involving computer analysis, cell site and telephone evidence together with modern forensic identification techniques. He is also instructed in cases involving regulatory offences.

Daniel Cordey is a respected junior with notable experience in a wide range of criminal cases. He regularly handles matters relating to rape, murder and drugs offences.

Chambers and Partners 2024

Notable Cases

R v Y Kidnapping

Rape and false imprisonment of Defendants estranged wife.


Businesswoman Charged With Conspiracy To Fraudulently Obtain Mortgages. Part Of A Fraud Valued At Over £1 Million.

R v H

Historic Rapes and serious sexual offences committed against young children a number of which resulted in pregnancy.

R v Rai

Murder of disabled man by young Defendant

R v L D

Dairy charged with regulatory offences

R v D

Businessman charged with conspiracy to defraud in relation to council contracts.

R v H

Conspiracy to pervert the course of justice involving allegations that false evidence had been given during the course of the original trial.

R v Smith

Possession of an Explosive Substance with intent to endanger life.

R v Thexton

Conspiracy to steal cash machines (ATM’s) throughout the North of England and Scotland.

R v Mitzi

Conspiracy to supply Cocaine and Heroin.

Recommendations and client feedback

Chambers and Partners 2024′

‘Dan is highly respected for his efficient and effective advocacy.’

The Legal 500 2024

‘An extremely capable junior and a compelling advocate.’

Chambers and Parnters 2023

“Daniel is a very good junior – he is excellent.”

The Legal 500 2023

‘An imperturbable junior.’

The Legal 500 2022

‘A respected advocate, a good communicator, and a perfect example of someone who can be both courteous yet highly effective in court.’

The Legal 500 2021

‘His attention to detail in complex fraud matters is second-to-none, and he can immediately put the client at ease, even when delivering bad news.’

The Legal 500 2020

‘Particularly strong on fraud cases.’

The Legal 500 2019

‘Recommended for cases involving serious sexual offences.’


Member of the Criminal Bar Association

Member of the North Eastern Circuit


Queen Mary College, University of London

Inns of Court School of Law