Daniel Schafer

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Attorney at Law, LL.M., Certified Tax Expert
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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
Languages
French, English, German
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practical, pragmatic and very pleasant to work with
Chambers, 2021
very great, high-quality advice
Chambers, 2021
He comes highly recommended for his depth of experience and market-leading work in the tax sector.
Who's Who Legal, 2021
Brilliant mind, optimistic, reliable, one could only hope all counsels would achieve his level of dedication to his clients.
Legal 500, 2021
He keeps things simple to understand and gives you the big picture so you understand the solution recommended
Legal 500, 2021
a market-leading name who is recommended for his smart and sharp approach to cases
Who's Who Legal, 2020