Daniel is a highly respected academic who has extensive expertise in all aspects of administrative law. A senior lecturer at the ANU College of Law, Daniel’s administrative law expertise spans the scope and nature of judicial review, the role, interpretation and drafting of legislation, intersection of constitutional law, and the use and disclosure of government information. Daniel teaches a number of advanced and specialised courses on these areas including statutory interpretation and regulatory design. His course on information law focuses on secrecy, privacy and access to government information. Daniel was recently appointed as the independent Research Monitor for Australia as part of the international Open Government Partnership, reporting on developments relating to access to information. Daniel is also a legal advisor to the ACT Legislative Assembly Scrutiny Committee for Bills.
Daniel regularly advises and acts for a variety of government departments on matters involving statutory interpretation, regulatory design, and merits and judicial review. He conducts various seminars, workshops and training courses addressing legal issues in regulatory design and compliance, decision-making and statements of reasons, statutory interpretation, FOI and Privacy and merits and judicial review.
Daniel’s experience includes: