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Daniel Harris

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About the author:

Daniel (Dan) Harris TEP, is a Partner at Stone King, heading the firm’s specialist cross-border unit which deals extensively with French wills, French estate planning and French probate.

Dan advises on ‘foreign’ succession & taxation issues in all jurisdictions, with about 50% of his work devoted to French matters.

He is a full member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) and of the Franco British Lawyers Society and the Law Society of England and Wales Cross Border Special Interest group.

Dan regularly speaks at client events and writes on cross-border succession and probate matters and he is a consultant to other solicitors and charities on cross-border matters. He also provides nationwide training for professional organisations and lectures on cross-border matters on behalf of (amongst others) the Law Society. He is currently undertaking a 25 city lecture tour of the UK, training other solicitors on the intricacies of the new EU Regulation 650/2012.

He is one of a few lawyers to have completed the benchmark STEP Advanced Certificate in International Succession and Probate, qualifying with a distinction.

Dan brings to the legal profession broad commercial and ‘life’ experience. He has headed the UK Press and PR department of a Japanese multinational, run his own business and enjoyed a successful career as a publisher.

As a young sportsman he raced motorcycles professionally to World Superbike level, and has held the ACU British Land Speed Record.

In his spare time Dan pilots a 4 seat aircraft he built himself, to (amongst other destinations) his holiday home in Northern France (Le Touquet) with his wife and daughter and is a member of the Light Aircraft Association.


Articles by Daniel Harris


French will disasters

Cheap French wills Stone King’s Dan Harris, specialist cross border solicitor, investigates the pitfalls of cheap French wills. Mr Jones originally called me to ask about the consequences of Brexit on the succession of his French estate. I explained to

Stone King International Legal Services

Stone King LLP Translating foreign law into plain English Stone King have a specialist international law team who can help you protect your foreign assets for your loved ones. If you wish to discuss making a will with us or

The French ‘Mandat de Protection Future’

A growing number of us are buying homes abroad despite the downturn. But what would happen to those assets if you lose mental capacity gradually following an illness, or suddenly following an accident?

Protect your overseas assets

Too many overseas property owners fall foul of international inheritance laws and tax regimes. Protect your foreign assets for future generations.