Daniel is the founder of Modern Education. In 2014 Daniel wrote the law component of the Masters subject, Commercial Law & Accounting Information Systems (M), at the University of Adelaide. Daniel's anonymous student evaluations for teaching this course were amongst the highest in the faculty. Earlier in 2014 Daniel passed the 18 hour California bar exam, using only a mobile app to study.
From 2010 to 2014 Daniel practised in corporate fundraising and takeovers as a solicitor for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. In 2012 Daniel was awarded an Australia Day Achievement Medallion in recognition of his contribution to the public service as part of the prospectuses team, which produced ASIC Regulatory Guide 228 - Prospectuses: Better Disclosure for Retail Investors.
Daniel was admitted to practise as a barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2009. Daniel taught his first university course in 2006 tutoring postgraduate intermediate Financial Reporting (M) for the University of Adelaide, and in 2007, first started teaching undergraduate Commercial Law at Bradford College.