Daniel  Hall
  • Dubai

Daniel Hall

Co-Head of EMEA

Daniel Hall is a Co-Head of EMEA based in Dubai. Mr. Hall, who leads Burford’s Dubai office is focused on expanding Burford’s Middle East business while being deeply involved in asset recovery globally. As the largest legal finance provider with an in-house global asset recovery business, Burford can combine its capital and investment expertise alongside top-level global judgment enforcement. Mr. Hall is regularly sought after for comment on asset recovery, regularly speaks regularly on enforcement issues at conferences and has testified to numerous international bodies on money-laundering and judgment enforcement.

Prior to joining Burford, Mr. Hall founded and led Focus Intelligence Ltd., which was acquired by Burford in January 2015. Mr. Hall is a UK qualified solicitor who practiced in both London and Hong Kong for Stephenson Harwood. After leaving the law, he worked in the investigative sector and was a partner at a leading global risk-management consultancy. He spent ten years investigating fraud and financial crime before founding Focus Intelligence Ltd.

Mr. Hall earned his law degree from the University of Oxford.


Band 1 - Global Asset Tracing & Recovery, Chambers and Partners 2023
Spotlight - Global Asset Tracing & Recovery, Chambers and Partners 2021-2022
"[Daniel Hall] is smart, shrewd, detailed and strategic. I'd say that Dan is top of the pops in this field when it comes to overall strategic thinking." Chambers and Partners
Asset Recovery Expert, Who's who legal 2019
Spotlight - UK Business Intelligence & Investigations, Chambers and Partners 2019