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Collyer Bristow LLP

Work 020 7242 7363
Geneva, London

Daniel Simon

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

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.

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.

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