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.
He studied law at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and Hanover (Germany). He studied at Boston University, where he graduated with an LLM with a concentration in tax law (2001). He also obtained a diploma as a certified tax expert (2004). Daniel Schafer joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1999 and became a partner in 2008.