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Bär & Karrer Ltd.

BRANDSCHENKESTRASSE 90, 8027 ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 261 50 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 261 50 01
Email:
Web:
www.baerkarrer.ch
Geneva, Lugano, Zug, Zurich
Bär & Karrer Ltd., Daniel Bader, Zurich, SWITZERLAND

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Daniel Bader

Tel:
Work +41 58 261 54 32
Email:
Web:
www.baerkarrer.ch/lawyers/partner/bader-daniel.html
Bär & Karrer Ltd.

Work Department

Tax | Private Clients | Mergers & Acquisitions | Real Estate | Employment | Social Security & Pension

Position

Daniel Bader provides national and international tax, social security and legal advice to individuals and corporate clients.

He comprehensively advises private clients, executives and entrepreneurs in tax and legal-related questions including successions planning, compensation plans and private wealth structures.

Daniel Bader develops solutions, particularly related to cross-border structuring and to corporate and private relocations from and to Switzerland. He assists clients in questions regarding income and wealth tax, estate and gift taxes, real estate tax and social security.

Daniel Bader is a frequent speaker at national and international tax and private clients conferences, and acts as board member of Family Offices. He is president of the Swiss branch of the International Fiscal Association IFA. He is listed as a leading lawyer by Chambers, Legal 500 and Citywealth. Furthermore, Who's Who Legal 2018 recognizes him as expert in the practice areas "Private Client" and "Corporate Tax".

Career

  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2010)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (2008)
  • Director and tax advisor at a Swiss bank (2007)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (2005)
  • Research and Teaching Assistant to Prof. Dr. H.P. Wehrli (2000-2004)

Languages

German, English, French.

Member

  • President of the International Fiscal Association, Swiss Branch

Education

  • Swiss Tax Expert (2008)
  • University of Zurich: lic. oec. (2003)


Switzerland

Private client

Within: Private client

Bär & Karrer Ltd. is 'one of the go-to firms in Switzerland' in this space, due to its 'personal commitment, top private client lawyers, strong technical skills and good client relationships' and it has 'an excellent and highly regarded practice'. With an office in every region, the multilingual team often acts as a coordinator in international matters for entrepreneurs, family offices and high-net-worth individuals. Practice head Tina Wüstemann, who 'is bursting with inspiring energy', is well known for handling estate and succession planning, as well as estate administration and contentious trust and estate matters. Clients also recommend 'thoughtful' partner Daniel Leu, 'up-and-coming' Geneva partner Aurélie Conrad Hari, 'experienced and solution-orientedDaniel Bader and 'great notaryMassimo Vanotti.

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Tax

Within: Tax

The 'friendly, supportive and solution-oriented' tax team at Bär & Karrer Ltd. impresses with 'very strong technical skills', 'high availability' and 'a good client focus'. Core areas of expertise include assistance with M&A, capital markets and financing transactions, international corporate taxation, as well as tax restructuring for businesses and private clients, negotiation with authorities and tax litigation. 'Analytical and very successful' team lead Susanne Schreiber, who 'delivers tailored solutions', advised Saint-Gobain on the tripartite tax structure, including authority negotiations during the rulings, of its CHF3.2bn purchase of Sika. Co-lead Daniel Bader is 'an exceptional tax lawyer with very good commercial skills'. Christoph Suter and Paolo Bottini are the respective key contacts in Geneva and Lugano.

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