Daniel's research focuses on comparative refugee and immigration law. He has a particular interest in the diffusion of restrictive asylum seeker policies across jurisdictions. This is the topic of his book, Refuge Lost: Asylum Law in an Interdependent World (Cambridge University Press, 2018). He has spent time as a Visiting Fellow at the Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, Brooklyn Law School and New York Law School.
Daniel holds a practicing certificate from the Law Society of NSW and is a registered not-for-profit migration agent. He is a Special Counsel at the National Justice Project and a board member and long-time volunteer at Refugee Advice and Casework Services.
He is the founder and Director of the Macquarie University Social Justice Clinic, a in-house law clinc at Macquarie Law School which runs in partnership with the National Justice Project and Refugee Advice and Casework Services.