Special Counsel

Expert Criminal Law advice for mid to top-tier law firms, corporate entities and government institutions in Australia and New Zealand.

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Legal firms

Special Counsel for Legal Firms

As Special Counsel, Daniel Wakim can work directly with your law firm when you require expert advice and assistance on all aspects of Criminal Law so your firm can better serve the overall needs of your retained clients.

Aside from his meticulous care and rational expertise, what sets Daniel apart from other lawyers is his ability to comprehend the bigger picture around any matter. This involves predicting the possibility of ongoing effects that criminal law proceedings may have on your client’s livelihood and providing them with the necessary tools, advice and connections they need to navigate additional considerations outside of their Criminal Law matter.

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Corporate entities

Special Counsel for Corporate Entities

As the modern corporate landscape continues to evolve, your business entity or government institution – and the people within your organisation – are by no means exempt from the possibility of criminal prosecution.

That’s why Daniel Wakim works with corporations and institutions like yours to identify the potential legal risks involved in your business practises and operations before advising you on the best protocols to help mitigate these risks and reduce or eliminate your exposure to criminal liability moving forward.

In doing so, you can protect your organisation, your people and your reputation within both the business community and wider society.

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Barristers Chambers we have worked with in our role as a Special Counsel

  • Forbes Chambers
  • Maurice Byers Chambers
  • Two Wentworth Chambers
  • Sir Owen Dixon Chambers
  • Trust Chambers
  • Hunter Street Chamber - Newcastle
  • Oxen Dixon Chamber - Melbourne
  • Samuel Griffiths Chambers
  • Garfield Barwick Chambers

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Liam R

Liam R Happy Clients

Happy Clients

We have used Daniel and his team for multiple matters on various cases ranging from simple matters handled quickly and efficiently, to complex high value matters where we have secured wins that would be considered unimaginable for regular people. I cannot recommend the firm enough for anyone seeking to work with an elite practitioner who is at the top of his game.

Lian William

Lian William Happy Clients

Happy Clients

Daniel helped me with my case, he has shown his professionalism and effort in representing me. He put great effort in my case, and helped me achieve a satisfying goal.

James Hanna

James Hanna Happy Clients

Happy Clients

Daniel Wakim and his team are the most professional and concise legal team and I have employed.

I had the pleasure of working with Daniel Wakim as my lawyer, and I am extremely satisfied with the level of professionalism and expertise he brought to my case. From the initial consultation to the resolution, Mr. Wakim demonstrated a deep understanding of the legal intricacies involved and provided invaluable guidance every step of the way.

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Gartree Thomson Lawyers

Gartree Thomson Lawyers Special Counsel

Special Counsel
Daniel Wakim joined Gartree Thomson Lawyers as Special Counsel and has assisted us with criminal law matters and consultancy. He has always been accessible to answer and guide our civil litigators with respect to criminal law issues that may arise from corporate or civil litigations in turn assisting with respect to strategic development of legal advice.
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Longton Legal

Longton Legal Special Counsel logo

Longton Legal Special Counsel

Special Counsel

Daniel Wakim has been working with Longton Legal over the past 10 years and has assisted our practice with respect our criminal law client base taking an advisory and consultancy role with Longton Legal as Special Counsel. He criminal law knowledge and strategy development is first class.

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Madison Marcus

Madison Marcus logo | Special Counsel

Madison Marcus Special Councel

Special Councel
Daniel Wakim first began working with Madison Marcus as Special Counsel focusing on managing our criminal law matters, he was able to achieve great results and success and assisted us launch our own associated criminal law firm, Jackson John. Daniel continues to work with and assist Madison Marcus and Jackson John as Special Counsel.

HP legal

HP Legal Special Counsel

Special Counsel
Daniel Wakim joined HP Legal as Special Counsel managing extremely sensitive and complex legal matters. He has been able to achieve outstanding results for our clients and continues to consult us with respect to criminal law matters.