Daniel Grütters

dmg@onepumpcourt.co.uk

Specialist in

Experience

Daniel accepts instructions in all of the areas of law listed above and is available for hearings conducted both in person and remotely.

Daniel commenced his pupillage at One Pump Court in October 2019, with David Chirico (Immigration) and Martin Hodgson (Housing) as his supervisors.

In Immigration Law, Daniel has worked on asylum and human rights appeals, including deportations cases and cases in the Special Immigration Appeals Commission. Daniel also developed expertise in unlawful detention challenges. In Housing Law, Daniel has worked on possession and disrepair cases, including evictions; homelessness appeals; and appeals involving other points of law. Daniel further has extensive experience working with Chambers’ specialist Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking and Inquests & Public Inquiries Teams.

Before moving to the Bar, Daniel was an International Law Adviser at the British Red Cross, where he provided strategic expert advice on public international law, with a focus on international humanitarian law. Through his role, Daniel gained experience and expertise in modern slavery, refugee and human rights law, as well compliance with counter-terrorism measures.

Daniel’s experience further includes legal roles at Hackney Community Law Centre – where he worked on housing and immigration matters – and the Dialogue Advisory Group, a specialist conflict mediation NGO where he worked with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Daniel also developed expertise by working with Steven Kay QC at the International Law Group at 9 Bedford Row International, and as a human rights monitor in police stations in Accra, Ghana.

Daniel has drafted amicus curiae submissions in strategic litigation for a well-known international human rights NGO. He is available to assist both individuals and organisations with advice.

Daniel has volunteered in the past with Hackney Migrant Centre, the School Exclusion Project and as an Appropriate Adult with Croydon Voluntary Action in the Croydon Custody Suit. Daniel continues to advise the Red Cross in a voluntary capacity and is a trustee of English for Action London, a charity that provides ESOL courses (English for Speakers of Other Languages) for adult migrants in communities across London.

Education

Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School;
LLM Public International Law, Leiden University;
GDL, University of Birmingham; and
BSc (Joint Hon.) Economics and Political Science, University of Birmingham.

 

Professional Memberships

Administrative Law Bar Association
Housing Law Practitioners Association
Human Rights Lawyers Association
Immigration Law Practitioners Association
INQUEST
Middle Temple
Young Legal Aid Lawyers

Awards

Middle Temple Colombos Public International Law Essay Prize.
Middle Temple Jules Thorn Scholar at City Law School.
UWC the Netherlands National IB Scholar at Waterford Kamhlaba.