Daniel Schafer

Attorney at Law, LL.M., Certified Tax Expert

Daniel Schafer is a certified tax expert with experience in administration, contract and commercial law. He practices domestic and international taxation, with a special focus on corporate tax (including M&A, restructuring and relocation, private equity), Swiss VAT and real estate taxation. He also advises on tax related questions in connection with private clients (UHNWIs) as well as on real estate matters (transaction, structuring, acquisition). He is the Hiring Partner at Lenz & Staehelin Geneva and Lausanne. In 2020, Daniel Schafer has been recognized in Corporate Tax by Who's Who Legal's Thought Leaders guide for Switzerland.

Practice Area
Tax, Administration, Commercial and Contracts, Private Clients, Real Estate
French, English, German
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An outstanding tax lawyer
Legal 500, 2020
His judgement is particularly fine.
Chambers, 2020
Strong on the presentation of complicated matters
Chambers, 2020
An opened minded strategist
Legal 500, 2019
Very knowledgeable and experienced in tax matters
Chambers, 2019
A go-to lawyer in the country for transactional matters
Who's Who Legal, 2019
Outstanding knowledge of M&A, investment structuring, and real estate purchases and sales
Who's Who Legal, 2019