Meet Team Hartlaw: Daniel

Meet Team Hartlaw: Daniel

Date
21 Aug 2019
Those of you who read Daniel’s recent blog on his training experience with us at Hartlaw will already know a little bit about the newest member of our Private Client team. Here, he has answered a few of our quick-fire questions, so that you can find out more about him.

How long have you worked at Hartlaw?
Two and a half years.
 
What is the best part of doing your job and why?
 
Meeting new clients and helping them ensure their wishes are properly expressed in their Wills.
 
What is your favourite thing on your desk right now?
 
My R2D2 mini desk hoover. 
 
What is the best piece of advice you have ever been given, and who shared it with you?
 
My grandfather told me to question everything.
 
What was the last piece of training you finished?
 
I recently learnt about Family Investment Companies and their use in long term inheritance tax planning.
 
Where is your happy place?
 
In my man cave at home with my 120” projector screen, 7.1 surround sound and my PS4.
 
Do you have a hobby? 
 
I love playing and watching rugby union.
 
What was your last good watch?
 
Good Omens – Amazon Prime.
 
Cats v. dogs?
 
Cats – I have 3!
 
Tea v. Coffee?
 
Coffee! Douwe Egburts, but I will generally take whatever is available. 
 
What is your favourite time of the year and why?
 
I love Christmas. It’s one of the only times of the year where all of my siblings and my parents get together at the same time.
 
Where is your favourite place in Yorkshire and why?
 
Castle Hill in Huddersfield. The view from the top is epic.
 
Plan B - If you weren’t doing this job, what would you like to have done instead?
 
I think I would have joined the RAF as either an engineer or a pilot.
 
What’s at the top of your Bucket List?
 
To watch the British and Irish Lions play rugby.
 
If you were stranded on a desert island, what could you not live without and why?
 
Other than my fiancĂ© (she would kill me if I didn’t say that), a rugby ball.

What is your guilty pleasure?
 
I like watching the TV show “Glee”. I’m a sucker for a show tune!
 
If you could bring back something from your childhood, what would it be?
 
Turkey Twizzlers! They're bad for you, but so delicious! 

If you need help writing or updating your Will, setting up a Trust or assigning a Power of Attorney, get in touch with Daniel on 01937 547040, or send an email to daniel@hartlaw.co.uk .