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Freund, Daniel

Daniel Freund


*Foreign Qualified, Admitted to South African Bar

Direct Tel: +44 20 7653 2013, Direct Fax: 44 20 7653 2100
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000 Fax: +44 20 7653 2100

Daniel Freund is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office. He joined the firm in 2021.  His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Daniel worked at a leading commercial firm in South Africa. 

Daniel has experience in both litigation and arbitration pertaining to various types of disputes, including M&A disputes, banking disputes, shareholder disputes and those arising in a restructuring context. He has advised individuals, investment funds and corporate clients operating across a range of sectors including retail, oil and gas, television and film, insurance and asset management.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Business Science and an LLB degree both from the University of Cape Town and a BCL from the University of Oxford.

  • The University of Oxford
    (BCL, 2017)
    • Shearman & Sterling Moot:
      • Finalist
  • University of Cape Town
    (LL.B., magna cum laude, 2015)
    (Bachelor of Business Science, honors, 2011)
  • South African Bar
  • Admitted in South Africa only (practicing under the direct supervision of a member of the Law Society of England and Wales)
  • Legal 500 United Kingdom, Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency – Recommended Individual, 2024
  • Daniel Freund & Alistair Price ‘The legal effects of unlawful administrative action’ (2017) SALJ (South African Law Journal) 184.