// Home / Profiles

Daniel Sutherland

Partner

telephone: +44 (0)20 7614 2624
email: dsutherland@foxwilliams.com
vcard: add to your contacts

Daniel specialises in advising businesses in the professional services sector, with a focus on the formation and running of limited liability partnerships, partnerships and mergers and acquisitions. Daniel also advises individuals and teams of professionals on issues relating to their partnership, such as their recruitment, retirement and treatment while a partner or member.  He is a member of Fox Williams' highly regarded professional practices group.

Daniel has particular expertise in providing legal and regulatory advice to foreign law firms which either have an English branch or affiliate, or are seeking to establish one.  He has been at the cutting edge of advising legal services firms, with recent experience including advising on the establishment of ABS structures for major US law firms seeking to open offices in London, advising on the English regulatory and European law aspects of the establishment of law firms in European member states, advising a Gibraltar general partnership on its proposed conversion to LLP and advising US and UK law firms and members on substantial cross-border acquisitions.

Daniel has written for numerous publications in connection with partnership and LLPs matters and in 2015 was elected to the committee of the Association of Partnership Practitioners.

Daniel has been consistently ranked by both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 as a leading practitioner in Partnership law.

Daniel recently discussed how the new PSC Register will impact partnerships in Accountancy Age, read his article here.

 

The "user-friendly and solution-focused" Daniel Sutherland is commended by clients for his provision of "practical advice based on solid technical knowledge."
(Chambers UK, 2018)

Daniel "cuts through the complexities of the legal issues, guiding us to a resolution of any issue." 
(Chambers, 2017)

"Available and accommodating" and ''a prompt responder'' 
(Chambers, 2016)

"Highly responsive".
(Legal 500 UK, 2015)

"I can't speak highly enough of him. He's a detailed guy, strategic in how he thinks about things, and has energy but a sense of calm about him."
(Chambers UK, 2015)

Daniel was noted as an "Associate to watch". 
(Chambers UK, 2014)

 

  


Related news

People with Significant Control (Amendment) Regulations 2017 more
The Taylor Review more
Mandatory Gender Pay Gap Reporting – Issues for Partnerships and LLPs more
From Recruitment to Robots: growth strategies for law firms – now available online more
Daniel Sutherland writes in the Global Legal Post more
Team Poaching and Tech In – Mergers Out more
Daniel Sutherland featured in the Global Legal Post more
LLPs: preparing for transparency more
Daniel Sutherland writes in Accountancy Age on how the PSC register will affect LLPs. more
Prepare to be Tested: Compulsory Re-testing of UK LLP Salaried Members more
LLPs to be required to maintain new statutory register from April 2016 more
What are the key growth drivers for law firms in 2016? Fox Williams and Byfield Consultancy launch major new research into alternatives to merger more
No Escape: How Liontrust ties Unhappy Members’ Hands more
Fox Williams LLP announces new partner promotions more
Guidance on major LLP tax changes more
Divide and prosper: Selling part of a law firm more
HMRC publishes criteria for Partners to be taxed as employees more
Service Company Use Under Threat more
Has partners' tax status been turned upside down in the Budget? more
SRA Seeking to Extend Regulation to International Law Firms more
5 Lessons Learned on Alternative Business Structures more
Top 10 Tips for a Newly Appointed COLP more
SRA Approval of Partner Appointments more
Key points to note on why the Supreme Court rejected Seldon's age discrimination claim more
In whose interest must a member act? more
Change is coming...but not yet more
FW acts on acquisition of Masseys by Stewarts Law more
Get your partnership on the right legal footing more
21st Century Partnerships more
The LLP Alternative more
The next big thing private equity investments in law firms more
Limited Liability Partnerships: All Change with the Companies Act 2006? more
LLP's are easing into the 21st Century more
In Good Company: How the Companies Act 2006 will affect the members of LLP\'s more

Daniel Sutherland image

 

icons Addthis Print Contact Register

Contact

tel: +44 (0) 20 7628 2000
10 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AF
View map

Accreditations

  • Top Ranked Chambers UK 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Ranked in Chambers Europe 2013 - Leading Individual
  • Ranked in Chambers Global 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Legal 500 - Leading Firm
  • The Lawyer UK 200 - Listed Firm
  • The Law Society Excellence Awards 2012 - Shortlisted
  • Investors in People - Bronze