Our People

A personal service given in a relaxed and friendly fashion.

Daniel Crook

Co-Managing Director & Head of Litigation

Daniel joined Kingsfords in 2006. Since qualifying as a Solicitor in August 2008 he has developed a thriving litigation practice.

Although based at our Elwick Road office in Ashford's developing town, he routinely attends clients at Kingsford's other branch offices and site/home visits, when required. Daniel has a broad knowledge of the law. His practice includes:

  • Commercial and contractual disputes
  • Employment law
  • Property claims including landlord and tenant and boundary disputes
  • Contentious probate and Inheritance Act claims
  • Personal injury claims
  • Harassment and neighbour disputes
  • Alternate dispute resolution (ADR) including mediation
  • Preparing commercial contracts 

Daniel regularly appears in Courts, Tribunals and in mediations in London and across the South East. In addition to his role at Kingsfords, Daniel also volunteers to assist the Citizen Advice Bureau. In the past he has appeared on KMFM radio providing legal advice to its listeners.

Known for his attention to the finer details he frequently acts for a number of high profile clients involved in the entertainment industry and in sport.

In his spare time Daniel enjoys following Arsenal. He is a keen snooker player and enjoys the occasional round of golf, when time allows.


  • Law Society
  • Kent Law Society
  • Employment Lawyers Association


'May I thank you once again with all my heart for everything you have done and the compassion and kindness you have shown.  We will without doubt always turn to you should we need legal services in the future (no offence but hopefully not ha ha).' TB

'I just wanted to express my sincere gratitude and praise for the excellent job which Daniel Crook did in helping and advising me in my role as Executor. It involved responding to a potential dispute raised by my sister which, given the family connection, was always going to be a very delicate matter, requiring the right balance of warm co-operation and unflinching firmness.

Not only did I find Daniel's technical legal advice clear and practical at all times but it was also easy to discuss and agree tactics and so find the right way forward. Daniel was also very pleasant, pragmatic and efficient to deal with. This all contributed to being able to reach a successful conclusion. Brilliant.' SS

'In a world where poor service has sadly in many cases become the norm (Covid being the universal excuse it seems), you and your firm stand as beacons of professionalism, efficiency, and care. You have handled every step of this dispute with skill and empathy, and I cannot thank you enough. Should I need any legal advice or service in the future, I know where to come!' JS