Daniel Richard Weed > Burton Copeland LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Burton Copeland LLP
MADISON PLACE
NORTHAMPTON ROAD
CENTRAL PARK, MANCHESTER
M40 5AG
England

Work Department

General crime and professional discipline.

Position

Equity Partner and Compliance Officer for Legal Practice of the firm, Daniel provides advice and representation covering all aspects of general crime in police stations, Youth and Magistrate’s Courts. A niche expertise in representing members of public service bodies in professional misconduct and related criminal investigations and proceedings. Regularly instructed by a number of regional police federations to advise police officers regarding both criminal and misconduct investigations and proceedings brought against the individual officers.

Career

Trained Russell & Russell, Chester; qualified 2000; partner Burton Copeland 2004. Holds higher rights of audience.

Memberships

Manchester Law Society

Education

St Mary’s College, North Wales; Rydal Penrhos College, North Wales; University of Central England, Birmingham (LLB 2(2)); College of Law, Chester.

Leisure

Rugby, golf, shooting, eating out.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general

Burton Copeland LLP handles work across the full spectrum of criminal law, from serious and organised crime to road traffic offences. Its road traffic department deals with cases ranging from routine offences to death by dangerous driving. The team acts for the Police Federation and handles investigations and proceedings against members of the medical profession. Louise Straw is noted for her expertise in sexual abuse and historic sexual assault cases. She jointly heads the practice with Gwyn Lewis and Daniel Weed, who focuses on representing police officers. Michael Mackey is also noted.