About Daniel

Daniel joined Lupton Fawcett in 2016 having previously spent five years working in York as a Dispute Resolution Solicitor.

As well as frequently assisting clients in relation to private client litigation and commercial disputes, Daniel specialises in acting in residential landlord and tenant disputes and frequently appears as an advocate on behalf of local landlords in various courts around the region.

Daniel has also represented clients in the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) in relation to Land Registration disputes concerning issues of title, adverse possession and easements.

When not at work

When not enjoying trips to the theatre and meals out, Daniel enjoys long walks (on sunny days) in the Yorkshire Wolds and golf (in any weather).

Professional Societies

  • Professional Negligence Lawyers Association
  • Law Society


Sectors that Daniel is involved in:

Agriculture and Landed Estates, Student Accomodation,

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Adverse Possession

Can You Give Up a Right of Way by a Verbal Agreement?

When a verbal agreement is reached relating to rights of way, the parties should be quick to ensure they take the necessary steps to make

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 1st August 2019

Understanding Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards 1

Understanding Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

We are living in more of an eco-friendly society compared to that of previous generations. So it is only natural that legislation is coming into

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 25th March 2019

Adverse Possession

Adverse Possession

Daniel Edwards explains the legal phenomenon which is adverse possession and how one case between two neighbours ended at the court of appeal.

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 5th March 2019

Adverse Possession

Preparing for changes to HMO Licensing

Mandatory licensing will no longer be limited to certain HMOs that are three or more storeys high, but will also include buildings with one or

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 24th August 2018

Adverse Possession

Japanese Knotweed

If you haven’t already heard of the plant ‘Japanese Knotweed’ or if you don’t know what it is or what it looks like,

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 16th July 2018

Adverse Possession

Invalid Section 21 notices and Gas Safety Certificates – landlords beware

A London County Court recently decided that a failure to serve a gas certificate on a tenant was an absolute bar to the landlord recovering

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 19th June 2018

Do we have a deal? Making sure that you are putting an end to a dispute

Time to Modernise Civil Procedure?

Are Civil Procedure Rules too complex? Should the layman be given a “fair footing” in a litigation battle? Does a solicitor owe any duty to

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 21st February 2018

Adverse Possession

More legal challenges ahead for residential landlords

As landlords and letting agents should already be aware, a draft Tenant Fees Bill was published at the end of last year.

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 8th February 2018

Understanding Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards 1

More problems with landlords’ notices

The case of Grimes v Essex Farmers and Union Hunt Trustees last year is another reminder to landlords about the importance of dotting the ‘i’

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 16th January 2018

Adverse Possession

When is something so obvious it goes without saying?

A recent High Court judgment has given a timely reminder on the law concerning implying terms on the basis of necessity, particularly in respect of ‘

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 17th October 2017

Understanding Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards 1

Exercising shooting rights: the case of Winsley Hurst Hall and Estate

In a recent case of Fuller v Kitzing [2017] the High Court decided three interesting preliminary points which have important implicatons for the practice of shooting

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 8th September 2017

Understanding Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards 1

Rights of way: rights and obligations to repair

If your land is subject to or benefits from a right of way then ideally the right will be created by a deed which clearly

Pencil iconBy Daniel Edwards on 28th June 2017


Graduated from the College of Law

Qualified as a solicitor having undertaken a specialist Litigation training contract in London

Joined Lupton Fawcett as a senior solicitor in the Dispute Resolution team

Awarded ILM Exceptional Trainer Certificate

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