Daniel Lewin’s practice is broad-based and covers the full range of UK tax issues. He advises corporate, institutional, investment management and private clients on the UK and international tax aspects of a wide variety of transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, operational and investment structures, financings, investment funds, derivative transactions and employment matters, usually with an international element. He also advises UK and non-UK based individuals on matters of personal taxation. He has particular experience in the taxation of hedge, private equity and energy funds and management groups, where he continues to be involved in the structuring of innovative investment routes for both private managers and large financial institutions.
Recognized as a Leading Practitioner by Chambers UK (2010, 2011 and 2015) and Legal 500 (2014 and 2015), Chambers reported that Mr. Lewin “receives universal praise for his ‘outstanding client service’ and ‘inside-out knowledge of the UK tax regime.’” Clients describe him as “very personable, very smart and very good at thinking ahead.”
Daniel is a frequent writer and lecturer, mostly on matters affecting the alternative investment sector. He served several terms as a member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (“AIMA”) Tax Committee, which works closely with HM Revenue and Customs and HM Treasury on all aspects of the taxation of the alternative investment fund industry. He continues to contribute to AIMA’s work on tax matters.
In the Market
- Tax Alert: G20 Leaders Approve OECD Proposals for Comprehensive Global Reform of the International Tax System, Including Redefinition of “Permanent Establishment” November 18, 2015
- Kaye Scholer Advises Highgate Capital Management on Inaugural Fund Launch October 28, 2015
- Chambers UK 2016 Recognizes Kaye Scholer’s London Partners October 28, 2015