Mr Daniel Quinn > Akin Gump LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump LLP
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Work Department

Partner; Investment Funds


Daniel Quinn is a partner in Akin Gump’s investment funds group. He has extensive experience advising private equity funds, and their investors, on a wide range of investment funds work. Daniel has advised fund managers across the private equity, credit, and infrastructure sectors in both established and developing markets. In addition, Daniel is a market-leading adviser on secondary transactions having been lead adviser on the largest unsyndicated secondary deal, and the largest GP-led restructuring to date. Daniel also acts for investors in funds, regularly counselling sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, government agencies and others on various aspects of their investment program including participation in funds, co-investments and managed accounts.

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Member, Law Society of Scotland.


DLP, University of Edinburgh, 1999; LL.B., University of Edinburgh, 1998.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Investment fund formation and management > Private funds

(Leading individuals)

Daniel QuinnAkin Gump LLP

Akin Gump LLP has a proven track record in the private equity secondaries space, advising on the establishment of continuation and secondaries-focused funds as well as handling transactions involving fund interests and GP-led restructurings. The team is ‘smart, quick to act and enjoyable to work with’; its work on fund launches extends to advising on the structuring and fundraising of private equity, growth and impact funds, with a notable specialism in emerging markets matters. John Daghlian is hugely experienced in the private equity space, with highly-praised partner Daniel Quinn another name to note in this area; Quinn is also recognised for his work on secondary transactions alongside Mary Lavelle, who ‘adds a tremendous amount of value’. Aleksander Bakic departed the firm in January 2022.