Daniel Woodall

Dispute Resolution Solicitor

Daniel Woodall is a Solicitor in Dispute Resolution at Else Solicitors in Burton on Trent. He qualified as a Solicitor in 2018 after completing his two year training contract with the firm.

Daniel has experience in a wide range of litigated matters ranging from corporate and personal insolvency, planning and boundary disputes, contract disputes and complex cross border claims. He also advises on non-disputed purchase agreements for Insolvency Practitioners and provides wider advice for Insolvency Practitioners at a general practice level.

Before joining Else, Daniel expanded his working knowledge in law as a paralegal for a number of firms, he has also worked as a specialist adviser at the National Farmers Union.

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Key Services

Daniel’s key services include:

  • Advising on debt recovery options
  • Pursuing or defending commercial disputes, including the issue of the County Court or High Court proceedings
  • Pursuing or defending property disputes
  • Advising on commercial settlements, including mediation and without prejudice meetings
  • Pursuit of professional negligence claims against professional advisers
  • Advising clients on insolvency options, both pre and post insolvency.

Notable Cases

Daniel’s most notable work includes:

  • Assisting clients with a Judicial Review in respect of time constrained planning dispute;
  • Assisting in a multi-million pound multi trader intracommunity (MTIC) VAT fraud;
  • Pursuing a multi-track debt claim for over £100,000 against a company registered in Amman, Jordan;
  • The successful application for summary judgment where the Court dispensed with any hearing on the facts presented in the application and provided for immediate judgment;
  • Advising and assisting on boundary issues pertaining to rights of access through the use of declarations, provided by the trustees to a deceased’s former property;
  • Advising on a disputed contract retention account with a value of over £100,000, arising from an administrator’s asset purchase agreement;
  • Assisting on a debt claim with a value of over £300,000 and a pursuant detailed costs application;
  • Advising on and the successful recovery of a retention of title claim against an administrator of over £140,000.


Daniel holds a keen interest in current affairs and an eye for classic cars. He can also be found developing a number of hobbies such as learning French, playing the guitar and surfing.