The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Collyer Bristow LLP

4 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4TF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 7363
DX:
163 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Web:
www.collyerbristow.com
Geneva, London

Daniel Simon

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7468 7365
Email:
Collyer Bristow LLP

Work Department

Tax and estate planning, International

Position

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.

Career

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

Member

International Bar Association; Charity Law Association.

Education

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


London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Daniel Simon - Collyer Bristow LLP

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Collyer Bristow LLP has a ‘very strong line up of lawyers in its personal tax and estate planning team’. Peter Daniel has a ‘broad knowledge of tax and estate planning. He delivers advice that is well thought out, clearly communicated and is sound. He is also extremely good at building relationships with clients and advisors alike and possesses a very good professional network’. Daniel Simon is a ‘thought leader in the private client world and has extremely sound knowledge coupled with a strong professional network and client base’. James Badcock heads the team and William Hancock is experienced in cross-border matters with particular knowledge of estate planning for Scandinavian clients. The majority of the team’s work is cross border and it has an excellent understanding of offshore trust structures. It has particular focus on Switzerland, the United States, Russia and the Middle East.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments in London

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • The legal difference between a consultant and an employee according to Nicaraguan Law

    Knowing the legal difference between a consultant and an employee is important for a company that needs to hire someone in Nicaragua or for a person interested in rendering services for a company or another person, due to the fact that the nature of the contractual relationship will determine many factors that both parties must be aware of before executing the contracting modality that will govern the relationship between them - the nature of the contractual relationship impacts on the employment benefits, tax implications and liabilities that the parties must comply with according to the law.  labor_law_in_nicaragua
  • Single director - shareholder Companies according to the Nicaraguan legal system

    What is a Single Shareholder and Director legal entity?
  • Business in Nicaragua- The Most Important Changes in the Recent Tax Reform

    In recent years, the country ́s the government has been committed to improving Taxation in Nicaragua and attempting to follow the legislative model used by some of the other countries in the region. Starting January 1st, 2013, a new tax law (Law No. 822, Tax Concertation Law) came into force in and completely changed the taxation system in Nicaragua. Two years later a new law was issued by the National Assembly containing more than 80 amendments, additions and repeals (Law No 891) which came into force December 18th, 2014.