Daniel Joseph Brennan, Baron Brennan, QC (born 19 March 1942) is a British life peer and barrister.
Brennan was educated at St. Bede's Grammar School, Bradford, and graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree from Manchester University, where subsequently he was awarded an honorary Doctorate in 2000. In 1968 he married a Spanish national, Pilar Sanchez Moya, by whom he has four sons.
A member of Matrix Chambers specialising in personal injury and medical work, commercial law, international business issues, public and private international law, and international arbitration, he was called to the bar at Gray's Inn in 1967. He became a Queen's Counsel in 1985, and he is a Deputy High Court Judge and a Recorder in the Crown Court, a former member of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and ex-Chairman of the Personal Injuries Bar Association.
Lord Brennan is the Bar representative on the Council of the International Bar Association. He is also a member of the bars of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Brennan is the chairman and director of security company Moda Alliance London Limited and subsidiary companies (Moda Adventures Ltd and Moda Solutions Ltd). Moda have done work related to Somalia, it consulted on security for the government of Somaliland, a breakaway state in the northwest that considers itself independent from Somalia's central government.
Chair of the APPG on Legal and Constitutional Affairs | president of the Catholic Union of Great Britain | appointed Delegate for Great Britain and Ireland of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George in succession to Anthony Bailey | co-chair of the advisory board of the Washington-based think-tank Global Financial Integrity. | present to launch the Coalition for Marriage in February 2012 |
- Lord Brennan Parliament.UK, accessed 10 December 2014
- House of Lords Wall Street Journal, 10 November 2014, accessed 10 December 2014
- Advisory Board - Global Financial Integrity accessed 2011-11-14
- John Bingham, Gay marriage: David Cameron faces church backlash over 'cultural vandalism' Daily Telegraph, 9:30PM GMT 20 Feb 2012