Dan has an expansive commercial and chancery practice. He regularly appears before the High Court for trials, applications, and case management hearings and excels at managing client expectations while clearly and precisely representing their positions.
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Early Life and Education
At an early age, Dan Metcalfe knew what it took to achieve success. With no one or anything standing in his way, he pursued his goal of becoming a professional soccer player; training and playing at major soccer clubs while mastering motivation. After graduation from high school, his dream came true and after becoming one he even founded an academy to train professional soccer players!
He maintains an extensive commercial and chancery practice encompassing advisory, drafting and advocacy work. He frequently appears before the High Court for trials, applications and case management hearings.
He currently sits on the World Bank’s Access to Information Appeals Board, with authority to order disclosure of international records. In addition to serving in this capacity he has given speeches at numerous international transparency-focused conferences and seminars around the globe as well as being a founding director of Washington College of Law’s Collaboration on Government Secrecy (WGS).
Dan is regularly hired as a mediator, with experience representing parties in commercial disputes (including sale and carriage of goods, construction projects and agency), tort actions such as professional negligence claims ( including fraudulent/negligent misrepresentation and deceit/fraud), as well as representing clients before courts including applications for urgent injunctions.
He specializes in infrastructure, energy and natural resource projects and financings on behalf of developers, commercial banks and export credit agencies. Known for his strong technical approach and solution-orientation skills.
Metcalfe traveled across Angola with tribal elders, oil workers, and mine clearers he met along his travels, discovering an Angola of contrasts characterized by excess and cynicism; yet an atmosphere filled with hospitality and ingenuity was apparent as well.
Achievement and Honors
Dan Metcalfe is an accomplished actor, dancer, personal trainer, and Fusion Club Soccer coach based out of London and Germany. He has performed in theatre productions as well as TV commercials spanning across these three nations.
Metcalfe first described an Ethernet network for connecting Xerox PARC’s Alto workstations within buildings in his 1976 article published in Communications of the ACM; an adaptation of this later became the IEEE 802 standard that forms the foundation of modern local area networks.
As evidence of his valor and courage above and beyond the call of duty while serving with the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in Sayyid Abad District, Wardak Province, Afghanistan on September 29, 2012. His actions reflect great credit on him, his unit, and the United States Army.
Dan Metcalfe was instrumental in founding and leading the Justice Department’s Office of Information and Privacy, ensuring transparency and privacy within Federal agencies. As such, he published numerous papers related to this subject matter as well as spoke about international disclosure policies internationally.
He also has extensive expertise in banking matters, such as claims involving breaches of duty by banks to their customers or proceedings under the Consumer Credit Act 1974. Additionally, he often advises on issues concerning guarantees, debentures and bills of exchange.
His non-profit organisation aids youth athletes in meeting their goals both on and off of the soccer field, offering invaluable advice to thousands of atheletes over his tenure as mentor. He is father to two children and recently married Eve; together they reside in Los Angeles. Currently attempting three world records to raise awareness for paralysed scuba diving as well as funds for MAGPAS Air Ambulance and Stoney Cove Dive Centre Leicester
Jesse Metcalfe currently boasts an estimated net worth of $12 Million as of 2017. His primary source of income comes from acting, although he’s also an accomplished musician.
He began acting professionally in 1999 on Passions. Soon thereafter he secured the role of John Rowland on Desperate Housewives which quickly became an immensely popular show.
Metcalfe has also appeared in movies like Loaded, Insanitarium and The Other End of the Line, appearing as Christopher Ewing on TNT’s continuation of Dallas and Trace Riley in Chesapeake Shores from 2016-2021.
At Tejon Ranch Company, he sits on its Board of Directors, owning 3,103 units of stock according to SEC filings. Furthermore, he plays rugby for Newcastle Falcons and Northampton Saints; winning 13 Scotland caps.