• BA/LLB University of Canterbury
• Admission as Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, October 1998
Daniel joined GCA Lawyers in 2014
daniel'S Personal Interests:
When not working or at karate Daniel can be found surfing with his mates, contemplating going surfing with his mates or listening to music and savouring delicious beers.
daniel beker, senior associate
Daniel is a property and commercial lawyer assisting private clients, not for profit organisations and small to medium enterprise. He is also part of our insurance team here at GCA. In order to achieve great results for his clients, Daniel knows that you have to work hard to understand them. Delivering excellent service is another motivating force for Daniel as is treating people with respect.
Born and raised in the eastern suburbs of Christchurch, Daniel has an interesting and varied background having first practiced criminal and immigration law prior to joining the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service as an intelligence officer in 2001. Returning to the law in 2007, Daniel’s life experience and well-rounded approach to the law, provides his clients with confidence when working through legal issues.
Outside of work Daniel continues to both train and instruct karate holding a 3rd degree black belt. Daniel is also actively involved in the New Brighton community being the Chairman of the New Brighton Business and Landowners Association (NBBLA). He is also a proud member of the top surfing club in the South Island, North Wai Boardriders and calls North Beach home.