Daniel is a Partner and Head of the Private Wealth team. He is based in the firm’s Cambridge office.
Daniel advises clients on Wills, Inheritance Tax and Succession Planning, regularly addressing international issues and questions of domicile. He advises individuals and Trustees on the establishment and use of Trusts for asset protection, succession and tax planning. He has extensive experience of dealing with the administration of complex Estates including those with business property, agricultural property, Lloyds assets and foreign assets. He also advises on Powers of Attorney and deals with matters involving the Court of Protection, including applications for the appointment of a Deputy, applications for Statutory Wills and applications for gifts to be made on behalf of incapacitated individuals.
Daniel graduated with a degree in Business Law. He trained and worked as a Solicitor in Nottingham, before joining Hewitsons in 1999. He became a Partner in 2003.
Daniel is a member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and is a Committee member of the Cambridge Branch of STEP. He is also a member of the Law Society Probate Section.
He is a Notary Public and a member of The Notaries Society.
Daniel is named as a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 2021 Guide and the Chambers & Partner's High Net Worth guide 2020.
The Inheritance and Succession team has been commended by The Times Best Law Firms 2021.
Date of Qualification
1st October, 1997
"Bearing in mind the current COVID-19 situation, my business was managed quickly and very competently and I am very thankful that this aspect of my business with Hewitsons has been managed so quickly, which is a load off my mind."
"He acts proactively and is very bright. When speed is of the essence, he gets to the nub of the matter and does his absolute best to resolve it very quickly".
Client testimonial c/o Chambers & Partners
"Daniel Curtis is ‘extremely experienced and knowledgeable and is adept at asking pertinent questions, anticipating issues and suggesting solutions".
Legal 500 Legal Directory 2019