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Daniel Tunkel

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Howard Kennedy LLP

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Financial regulation and funds.


Partner. Daniel has amassed a wealth of experience in financial regulation and investment funds during his 29 year career in major UK law firms. He can advise on all aspects of the regulatory jurisdiction of the UK financial regulators and the relationships of different investment, banking, insurance and other entities within their regulator.

Clients are active in the following areas: wealth and investment management, brokerage and investment trading, hedge funds, private equity, EIS and VCT management, payment services, litigation management and finance, collective investment scheme operation services, real estate funds and finance, hotel and leisure fractional investment, mortgage and credit services, and crowd funding and peer-to-peer lending solutions.

Another aspect of Daniel's practice is helping US and other non-UK clients to set up regulated businesses in, or promotion of investments into the UK. This starts to assume increasing significance again as the UK approaches Brexit.


Trained Nabarro Nathanson; qualified 1987; partner Howard Kennedy 2009 to date. Publications of note: E-Commerce: A Guide to the Law of Electronic Business (2nd Edition, Editor) (2000); Managed Funds (Butterworth’s Compliance Series, 2001).


Hebrew, French, some German.


Law Society.


Haberdashers' Aske’s Boys' School, Elstree; Queens' College, Cambridge (1984 BA Law); College of Law (1985).


Performance and composition of music, biblical archaeology and critical analysis, chess and bridge and completed three marathons.

London: Corporate and commercial

Financial services

Within: Financial services

Led by Daniel Tunkel, Howard Kennedy LLP’s financial regulation team is particularly active advising small and lower mid-cap investment funds on the regulation impacting their businesses. Tunkel regularly assists foreign clients establish regulated businesses in, or promote their investment products and services in the UK.

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Within: Partnership

Howard Kennedy LLP is β€˜a good commercial firm with a strong partnership offering’ and it adopts a cross-disciplinary approach to contentious and non-contentious partnership issues. β€˜Charming and effective’, Robert Craig, who is β€˜one of the most experienced partnership practitioners in practice’, acted for an accountancy practice in relation to certain amendments to the partnership documentation. Jane Amphlett specialises in the employment aspects of partnership law and has β€˜a strong following among professional services firms and LLPs’. Additionally, Tim Bignell is β€˜an extremely impressive litigator’ and Daniel Tunkel is instructed by a litany of investment fund partnerships. Paul Millett is also recommended. In 2016-2017, the department added Cain Hoy Guggenheim and Lillie Square LP to its client roster.

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