Dan is a Director and Member at Lupton Fawcett. He trained and qualified in the Leeds office of an international law firm, having resisted temptation to return to his native Lancashire.
Dan joined the Corporate Finance Department in 2007. He specialises in all types of mergers and acquisitions and management buy-outs. He also has extensive experience of a wide variety of group re-organisations, joint ventures and shareholders' agreements. Dan also has experience acting for both borrowers and lenders in relation to all types of financing, including acquisition finance, invoice discounting, re-financing and mis-selling of interest rate hedging products.
Clients cover a broad spectrum of sectors including catering, garden centres, hotels, events management, design agencies, children's nurseries and motor dealerships.
- 1998 Graduated from the University of Leeds
- 2002 Qualified as a Solicitor at DLA
- 2007 Joined Lupton Fawcett
- 2013 Became a Director at Lupton Fawcett
What Others Say
I have known Dan for a number of years and he has been a valuable source of commercial advice across a wide range of issues. - Dirk Mischendahl, Managing Director, Logistik Limited
Dan has carried out a number of share structure matters on behalf of Age Partnership and its subsidiaries. He is an individual I rate highly, deals with matters in a factual way with minimum fuss and is an excellent communicator. I have recommended Dan to others and have had similar feedback. A very good choice of solicitor in my opinion. - Andrew Thirkill, Chairman, Age Partnership Limited
Dan has been a trusted source of support and knowledge since we started our business six years ago. He has acted for us from day one and his attention to detail and commercial approach allows him to quickly identify the key points that we need to focus on. - Glenn Cooper, Managing Director, Fresh Hospitality Limited
I instructed Dan in relation to the sale of my company to SIG plc. The very thorough and professional service offered by Dan and his team brought much confidence and comfort to our side of the negotiating platform. A first class job! - Ian Meathrel, Ex-Managing Director, United Trading Company (UK) Limited
- Leeds Law Society
- Law Society
When not at work
Dan is married to Claire, and dad to Alice and Olivia. He recently hung up his boots at the end of a long (and mildly illustrious) career playing both rugby league and rugby union, most recently for Sandal RUFC. He is a member of Wakefield Golf Club and fan of all sports, but spends most of his time ferrying his daughters to and from ballet, musical theatre, gymnastics and swimming lessons.