Daniel Relton

Daniel Relton

Baker & McKenzie London Services Ltd.


Daniel is a senior associate in the Intellectual Property and Technology department of Baker McKenzie's London office. He joined Baker McKenzie as a trainee in March 2017 and was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in March 2019. During his training Daniel was seconded to Baker McKenzie's Tokyo office for six months.

Practice Focus

Daniel specialises in a wide range of commercial contracts across the healthcare, technology and telecommunications sectors and regularly assists on large M&A transactions, particularly in a carve-out context, advising on and negotiating the ancillary agreements relating to the same - including transitional services, distribution, manufacturing, and supply arrangements. During a six-month secondment to Baker McKenzie’s Tokyo office, Daniel advised Yildiz Holding and GODIVA Chocolatier on the sale of its retail and distribution operations in Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand.

Daniel’s practice also extends to advising on contentious and advisory matters in the TMT sector.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising GSK on contractual separation matters related to the spinning out of their consumer healthcare division, Haleon. 
  • Advising Sandoz on ancillary manufacturing, supply and distribution arrangements resulting from their USD 100 million divestment of Sandoz China to Aspen and the EUR 55.5 million acquisition of commercialisation rights in Europe to certain Aspen aesthetic products.
  • Advising a large multinational biopharmaceutical company on the creation of 3PL and 4PL template agreements and updates to their voluntary licensing programme. 
  • Advising Colt Technology Services on their USD 1.8 billion acquisition of Lumen's EMEA business. 
  • Advising Olam Group on the separation and listing of their food ingredients business. 
  • Advising a software payments provider on an arbitration relevant to a project dispute with a central bank. 
  • Advising a telecommunications provider on a dispute and mediation arising from the insolvency of a key customer. 
  • Advising blue-chip technology companies on multijurisdictional rollouts of new product initiatives and responses to regulatory changes, including matters arising from digital services taxes. 
  • Advising a broadcaster on Ofcom Broadcasting Code sanctions and related judicial review proceedings.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Society for Computers and Law

Corporate Responsibility

Daniel regularly engages in Pro Bono matters for the firm, including projects for Save the Children International, Amicus and CORAM.


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2019)


  • BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course, Distinction) (2016)
  • University of Sussex (LLB (First Class Hons) Law) (2014)

Firm Committee Memberships

Daniel is a member of Bake McKenzie's committees on charity and sustainability