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Daniel Reed

Dr Daniel Reed PhD, Barrister


Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies


Daniel is a Barrister and has a Doctorate. Daniel was awarded a PhD in EU Competition Law by the University of Southampton in 2015. Previously, Daniel studied Law at the University of Northampton where in 2010 obtained an LLM preceded by an LLB in 2008. In 2009, Daniel was called to the Bar by The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

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Industry experience

Daniel conducts consultancy for a UK-based firm, providing dispute settlement services in the areas of competition, shipping, trade and commodities, logistics and transportation, corporates, mergers and acquisition and employment contracts.

Teaching experience

In addition to supervise PhD candidates, Daniel teaches Public Law, International Human Rights and Research Methods in the LLB, the MSc and the Foundation year Course. Before joining Solent University, Daniel has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses, with a particular focus on Maritime Law. Daniel has also expertise in the fields of domestic and international commercial arbitration and international commercial sales. Prior to that, Daniel was teaching in Further Education.

Research interests

Having extensively researched the likelihood of success (or un-success) of private enforcement in competition proceedings, Daniel’s current and future area of research includes the long-term effect of encouraging private actions for breaches of competition rules, particularly, on the impact the Directive 2014/104/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 November 2014.

In addition to the law of the European Union, Daniel is also an active researcher in the field of International Human Rights and International Commercial Sale.

Recent publications

Daniel Reed, ‘Collective Redress in Antitrust Proceedings: Pro-competitive or Anti-competitive? (2018) Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies 21, 31.

Daniel S Reed, ‘Compensation in Antitrust. Could it be Awarded by the European Commission Instead of Resorting to Civil Courts?’ (2016) Competition Law Review, 10.

Daniel S Reed, ‘Antitrust Collective Redress - What are the Benefits?’ (2015) Journal of Industry Competition and Trade, 15.

Case Update: Interpretation of GAFTA 78, clauses 11.3 and 17 – Arbitration Public Company Rise v Nibulon SA [2015] EWHC 684 (Comm) (2015) 15 (5) Shipping & Trade Law.

Case Note: On exclusivity: English Jurisdiction Clause in Bill of Lading Hin-Pro International Logistics Ltd v Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA [2015] EWCA Civ 401 (2015) 15 (6) Shipping & Trade Law.

Case Note: Liability for Improper Loading, Stowage, Discharging – Transfer of Liability to Charters Societe de Distribution de Toutes Merchandises en Cote D'Ivoire (t/a SDTM-CI) v Continental Lines NV Sea Miror [2015] EWHC 1747 (Comm) - (2015) (15) (7) Shipping & Trade Law.

Daniel Reed, ‘Interpretation of GAFTA 78, Clauses 11.3 and 17 - Arbitration. Public Company Rise v Nibulon SA [2015] EWHC 684 (Comm)’, (2015) 15 (5) Shipping & Trade Law 5.

Daniel Reed, ‘On exclusivity: English Jurisdiction Clause in Bill of lading. Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA v Hin-Pro International Logistics Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 401’, (2015) 15 (6) Shipping & Trade Law 4.

Daniel Reed, ‘Bills of Lading, Delivery Under Electronic Release System. Glencore International AG v MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co SA [2015] EWHC 1989 (Comm)', (2015) 15 (8) Shipping & Trade Law 5.


Claims for Damages in Competition Law and Intellectual Property’ (15, 22 May, 3, 10 June 2013. UCL Faculty of Laws, Betham House Endsleigh Gardens, London).


  • Anatomy of a competition case.
  • Multi-party and multi-jurisdiction competition cases.
  • Cartel damages.
  • Damages in abuse of dominance and IP cases.