Daniel Wilsher is Professor in Law at The City Law School. Before coming to City in 2002, Daniel was a solicitor and partner in a London law firm specialising in asylum, immigration and human rights law. As well as teaching at City, since 2006 he has been a part-time Immigration Judge in the First-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber. He joined JCWI's board of trustees in 2009.

As his first degree, Daniel undertook law and economics at King’s College, Cambridge. He went on to work in medical law and ethics for Action for Victims of Medical Accidents and then as a Nuffield Research Fellow. He then trained to become a solicitor. He moved into academia in 2000 after taking an LLM in European Law at Queen Mary College, London. He went on to take a PhD at the Centre for Migration Law, Radboud University, Njimegen in 2009. He was appointed Professor at City in 2014 and teaches immigration law, European law and the EU energy law and policy.