Mr Daniel Schafer > Lenz & Staehelin > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Lenz & Staehelin
ROUTE DE CHÊNE 30
1211 GENEVA 6
Switzerland

Work Department

Tax, Administration, Commercial and Contracts, Private Clients, Real Estate

Position

Partner

Career

Admission to Bern and Fribourg Bar (1999), Joined Lenz & Staehelin (1999), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2008)

Languages

French, English, German

Memberships

International Fiscal Association (IFA), Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Swiss Fiduciary Chamber, Ordre romand des experts fiscaux (OREF)

Education

University of Fribourg (lic. iur. 1996), University of Hanover (M.L.E. 1996), Boston University (LL.M. 2001), Certified Tax Expert (2004)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Tax

Lenz & Staehelin‘s established and versatile tax practice is especially active in tax planning, especially in corporate and finance transactions. The group is also well versed in the representation of clients in court proceedings and before tax authorities. Other areas of expertise are restructurings, relocations, social security and pension plans, as well as VAT and customs. Jean-Blaise Eckert acts as corporate and private clients tax advisor and leads the practice with tax planning specialist Pascal Hinny. Daniel Schafer is a key contact for real estate taxation. Other prominent practitioners are Heini Rüdisühli, Frédéric Neukomm and Floran Ponce.