D Byrne

Daniel Byrne K.C.

Year of Call: 2010

Year of Silk: 2023


LL.B(Hons) University of Edinburgh

Special interests


Dan specialises in commercial and public law.

He has been to the Supreme Court on five occasions as counsel. Dan has appeared in over 90 reported cases or issued opinions and judgements of the Court of Session and Supreme Court. His expertise is recognised by Chambers and Partners where he is ranked in Public law, Immigration Law and Civil Liberties and Human Rights. He is instructed to act alone, or with senior, in important cases of general or strategic importance, whether for local authorities, individuals, companies, government or individuals. He strives to deliver excellence in every case.


2017: Appointed Advocate Depute to Proceeds of Crime Unit

2013: Appointed preferred counsel to Equalities and Human Rights Commission

2012: Appointed standing junior to Scottish Government


Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government

Panel Member: Equality and Human Rights Commission