Daniel Westerman began his clerking career in 2002 as a Junior Clerk at Quadrant Chambers (formerly 4 Essex Court), moving to Essex Court Chambers in 2006 as an Assistant Team Leader before joining New Square Chambers in 2008 as the Senior Team Leader’s Assistant. After gaining valuable experience, Daniel returned to Quadrant Chambers in January 2013 as a Practice Manager. In 2020, Daniel was promoted to Senior Practice Manager. He became Deputy Senior Clerk in 2023.
Daniel’s role encompasses all aspects of the day-to-day practice management of Members of Chambers including work allocation, diary management, fee negotiation, domestic and international business development.
- "Daniel Westerman, in particular, is an absolute star. He is always available and eager to assist, and ensures that all needs, no matter how urgent, are catered to." (Legal 500, 2024)
- "A great team to deal with. Daniel Westerman stands out in my mind." (Legal 500, 2024)
- "The clerks are all very good but the stand out is Daniel Westerman who is always helpful and a pleasure to deal with." (Legal 500, 2024)
- "Daniel Westerman, deputy senior clerk, is very attentive and efficient." (Chambers UK, 2024)
- “Daniel Westerman, senior practice manager, is super approachable and available at any time.” (Chambers UK, 2023)
- ‘Daniel Westerman is very reliable and helpful.’ (Legal 500 2023)
- ‘I could not praise Daniel Westerman enough. He always has a warm greeting and does everything in his power to help assist me with my query and either find options for barristers or assist with any issues that might arise during the court of the litigation – whether with availability, the Court or liaising with the other side. It is reassuring to know there is someone I can turn to for assistance in these circumstances who I know will get back to me quickly and keep me updated on progress. A star.‘ (Legal 500 2023)
- Daniel Westerman is an excellent clerk. He is responsive and commercial.’ (Legal 500 2023)
- ‘Daniel Westerman is a standout clerk at Quadrant. He always goes the extra mile to maintain and ensure a high level of client service, offering practical and commercial solutions to any issues.‘ (Legal 500 2023)
- "Always very helpful and efficient with Daniel Westerman being a stand-out performer." (Legal 500, 2022)
- "Daniel Westerman – always available to help, very good to deal with and will always endeavour to find a solution." (Legal 500, 2021)
- "Very helpful and efficient" (Legal 500, 2020)