Daniel Lewin’s practice is broad-based and covers the full range of UK tax issues. He advises corporate, institutional and private clients on the UK and international tax aspects of a wide variety of transactions including financings, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, investment structures, derivative transactions and employment matters, usually with an international element. He has particular experience in the taxation of hedge and private equity funds and management groups, where he has been involved in the development and launch of various innovative investment structures for both private managers and large financial institutions.
Recognized as a Leading Practitioner by Chambers UK (2010), Chambers reported that Daniel “receives universal praise for his ‘outstanding client service’ and ‘inside-out knowledge of the UK tax regime.’” Daniel is also mentioned in IFLR1000 (2014) for his Investment Funds practice in the UK.
Daniel has written and lectured on a number of topics, including on the Investment Manager Exemption for hedge funds, the taxation of private equity groups, and, most recently, the changes to the non-domiciliary taxation regime in the UK. He is a member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (“AIMA”) Tax Committee, which works closely with HM Revenue & Customs and HM Treasury on all aspects of the taxation of hedge fund groups on behalf of the alternative investment fund industry.