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Daniel Curtis

Daniel Curtis - Partner


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.

Additional information

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 Leading Individual in the Legal 500 2020 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 2020.

Number of Years Experience

22 years

Date of Qualification


Service Areas

Latest testimonials

"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