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

The ‘formidable‘ team at Burton Copeland LLP handles a wide variety of criminal litigation, and particularly stands out for its work dealing with organised crime and road traffic offences. The ‘simply outstanding’ Louise Straw is a ‘go-to solicitor’ for high-profile sexual abuse and historical sexual assault cases; she leads the practice with Gwyn Lewis, who focuses on road traffic offenses, and Daniel Weed, who specialises in representing police officers. ‘Master of his craft’ Michael Mackey is highly recommended for cases involving complex medical and forensic issues.