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Collyer Bristow LLP
St Martin’s Court
10 Paternoster Row

Work Department

Tax and estate planning, International


Senior Partner of Collyer Bristow and a partner in the Tax and estate planning team. Areas of practice include overseas and domestic trusts, wills and estates together with related tax planning, particularly complex, cross-border planning. He regularly advises Swiss based institutions and their clients and helped establish the firm’s Geneva office. Daniel leads the advisory service for US clients. He advises beneficiaries, executors and trustees on contested wills and trusts. Also advises charities, from small family trusts to national institutions.



Trained with Forsyte Kerman. Qualified, 1993. Partner at Paisner & Co, 1999. Joined Collyer Bristow as a Partner in 2001.


International Bar Association; Charity Law Association.


Human Sciences First Class (Hons), University of Sussex 1988; CPE and Law Society Finals, College of Law 1989-91.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

(Leading individuals)

Daniel SimonCollyer Bristow LLP

Peter Daniel  leads an excellent team at Collyer Bristow LLP, which receives a steady flow of instructions from primarily UK and international entrepreneurs and business owners as well as the owners of UK landed estates. The skilled team covers the full gamut of wills, trusts, probate and wealth structuring work. There is also frequently an international dimension to its advice. Senior partner Daniel Simon has particular expertise in UK/US cross-border planning matters. Tulin Hamit focusses on work with Turkish HNW and UNHW clients. James Austen is another key figure.