Daniel returns to Blakes as an articling student after summering with the Firm in 2020. He obtained a J.D. from the University of Calgary where he specialized in business law. Additionally, Daniel holds a certificate in cyber security and privacy law.
Daniel was actively involved in the business venture clinic throughout law school, where he worked closely with micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). Further, he volunteered with Student Legal Assistance and Pro Bono Students Canada. Daniel has previously worked across various industries, including finance, tech, the foreign service and a local non-profit.
Daniel speaks Dutch, German, Farsi and English fluently.