Dan graduated from Coventry University with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2011. During his LLB, he was awarded the Philip Townshend Criminal Law prize in recognition of his academic achievements. Subsequently, Dan went on to study at the University of Birmingham for a Master’s degree in Criminal Law. In 2012, he joined the Birmingham Law School as a PhD candidate under the supervision of Professor Robert Cryer and Dr. Stephen Smith. Dan is a Lecturer in Law at Coventry University.