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.


Jersey Law Society.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Daniel BirtwistleMourant

‘By any measure one of the leading firms‘ in the space, Mourant is active for a number of prestigious clients in this space. Felicia De Laat  advises CVC, alongside work for other clients, on traditional JPUTs and debt funds. Daniel Birtwistle handles traditional debt funds with relationships with top London practices in this space. Mark Chambers and Ben Robins are notable for real estate funds, with Robins also active in traditional blind pool private equity. Clients also praise group partners Joel Hernandez and Alistair Horn, while Matt McManus is a May 2019 counsel promotion. De Laat heads the Jersey team specifically while Robins is the global head of funds. Alex Henderson is a key senior associate.