Danny is a Partner in Kennedys’ London office and the international arbitration and commercial litigation team. 

He acts for international conglomerates, domestic companies, insurers, reinsurers, and ultra-high net worth individuals and their businesses.

Danny has extensive experience in all forms of commercial dispute resolution arising in a wide range of industries and sectors, often with an international or cross-border dimension.

Danny’s insurance practice consists of handling property damage, construction and product liability claims.  He also advises on complex coverage disputes and professional negligence disputes.

Danny assisted in the formation of the firm’s Israel Desk and Kennedys’ formal association with Israeli law firm, Zelichov, Ben-Dan and Co. As of 1 October 2020, all the partners and staff of Zelichov, Ben-Dan & Co have joined Kennedys to create a new Kennedys office in Israel. Offering a “one-stop service”, as part of this team Danny will continue to advise the firm’s international clients on legal matters concerning Israel as well as Israeli clients requiring assistance in the UK and other jurisdictions in which Kennedys is active.


  • Qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2009
Danny Steel has an excellent feel for the best course to victory.

Market recognition

  • Recommended lawyer for 'Commercial litigation: mid-market (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2024
  • Recommended lawyer for 'Commercial litigation: mid-market (London)'
    "Danny Steel has an excellent feel for the best course to victory".
    The Legal 500 UK 2023
  • Recommended lawyer for 'Commercial litigation: mid-market (London)'
    "The commercial disputes work of recently promoted partner Danny Steel frequently has international elements."
    The Legal 500 UK 2022
  • Recommended lawyer for 'Dispute resolution (London)'
    “Danny Steel – Even though only newly promoted to the partnership, he has had the cool, calm air of a highly experienced partner for a long time. An absolute pleasure to work with, and a nightmare to be against!”
    The Legal 500 UK 2021