Daniel Birtwistle > Mourant > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile


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Daniel focuses on private equity funds and public and private property funds.  Clients include: Actera Group, Ardian, BlackRock, Coriolis Capital, Invision, Land Securities, Lloyds Investment Fund Managers, Savills Investment Management, Segulah, Threadneedle Asset Management and Triton. Highlight deals: Daniel gave the Jersey legal advice for the first expert fund launched in Jersey in 2004 and has advised on numerous fund launches, restructurings and migrations. What the directories say: “He’s very responsive and we had some structuring issues which he tried to help us quite proactively with in finding a solution”. Daniel is also ranked as a Leading Lawyer (IFLR 1000, 2014). “‘Committed, commercial expert’ Daniel Birtwistle leads the team’,  (Legal 500, 2015). Daniel is listed in the Legal 500 UK Who’s Who in the Law directory.


Called to the English Bar; admitted as a Jersey solicitor 1998; Jersey advocate in 1999; partner 2004; head of firm’s London office during secondment 2006-07.


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Daniel BirtwistleMourant

Mourant is active across the Jersey funds space, advising on all alternative and private capital fund asset classes, including more recently crypto and digital asset funds. The team provides an integrated legal and regulatory service, augmented by its colleagues in the finance, corporate, litigation, employment and data protection departments, and able to draw on the firm’s standalone consultancy arm Mourant Consulting. Felicia De Laat  heads the Jersey practice, taking the lead in the firm’s relationships with tentpole clients CVC, Schroders and Arrow Capital. Ben Robins is the global investment funds practice leader. Alistair Horn has vast experience in the establishment and launch of open and closed-ended investment funds and structures, and is also an expert in restructuring an the financing of investment structures. He also leads the firm’s cryptocurrency fund offering. Daniel Birtwistle  is also a key member of the team. Making partner in February 2022, Alex Henderson has a broad practice spanning the establishment and regulation of investment structures, with a focus on private equity, real estate, venture, and debt funds.