Daniel Hurst

Technical Assistant


Daniel graduated from the University of York in 2019 with a First Class Honours MChem degree, with a year in industry spent within AstraZeneca’s Early Discovery Oncology Chemistry team. During his final year, Daniel investigated the synthesis and use of Aryl Halides in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, focusing on the development of a late-stage fluorination reaction. Prior to joining Dehns in 2021, Daniel worked in the Cooper Group at the University of Liverpool, researching the use of mobile robotics for organic chemistry.


Types of client and client work

Daniel works with a variety of clients, including small and medium sized enterprises, universities and multinational companies.  He is heavily involved in the prosecution of patent applications globally, including Europe, the UK, China, Japan, Korea, the US, Canada and Brazil.



Daniel has experience in a diverse range of chemical fields, including pharmaceuticals, medical methods and devices, oil and gas technology and polymer chemistry.


Qualifications and Memberships

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Bournemouth University
  • Student Member of CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys)


Higher Education

MChem (Hons), University of York, Chemistry (with a year in industry), 2019

Contact details

Willow Court
West Way
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1865 305 100