• "Provides outstanding support."


    Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "An outstanding tax lawyer."


    Citywealth 2013

  • "Very prompt and customer-oriented."


    Client in Chambers Global 2013

  • "Great tactician with exceptional capabilities."


    Clients in Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "He understands our needs and is sensitive to our thoughts and suggestions, he gives well-balanced advice."


    Client in Chambers Global 2013

  • "An expert in handling complex and international tax matters for private clients."


    Chambers Global 2016

  • "The quality of his work and the content and ideas are brilliant."


    Client in Chambers Global 2016

  • "Sources are quick to highlight his responsiveness and in-depth knowledge."


    Chambers Global 2015

  • "He is very approachable, has a good international perspective and goes out of his way to understand the case."


    Client in Chambers Global 2015

  • "A pleasure to work with."


    Client in Chambers Global 2016

  • "He thought of creative ways to deal with complex situations."


    Client in Chambers Global 2013

  • "Dedicated to his clients."


    Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "Market sources praise his ability to explain difficult tax issues in a simple manner that clients can easily understand."


    Chambers Global 2016

  • "Responsive and proactive."


    Client in Chambers Global 2014

  • "Highly recommended for his work in the field of cross-border structuring."


    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "Praised for his market leading capabilities in the tax field."


    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "One of the very best in the area."


    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "Lawyer of choice."


    Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "Highly recommended for his adroit advice."


    Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "Dynamic."


    Client in Chambers Global 2015

  • "Perceptive, prompt and thorough in his responses."


    Chambers Global 2013

  • "The quality of his work and the content and ideas are brilliant."


    Client in Chambers Europe 2016




Daniel Bader


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

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

Daniel Bader develops tax-related 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 teaches at the Swiss Tax Expert Academy, is a frequent speaker at national and international tax and private clients conferences and acts as board member of Family Offices. He is listed as a leading lawyer by Citywealth 2015 and as an expert in the practice areas "Private Client" and "Corporate Tax" by Who's Who Legal 2015, Legal 500 2015 and Chambers Global 2015.


German, English, French


  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2010)
  • Swiss Tax Expert (2008)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (2008)
  • Director and tax advisor at a Swiss bank (2007)
  • Associate at a Swiss law firm (2005)
  • University of Zurich: lic. oec. (2003)
  • Research and Teaching Assistant to Prof. Dr. H.P. Wehrli (2000-2004)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Member of the Board of the International Fiscal Association Swiss Branch (IFA Switzerland)

Contact Details

Daniel Bader
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich

T: +41 58 261 54 32
F: +41 58 263 54 32
M: +41 58 262 54 32


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Deals & Cases

Bär & Karrer Advises Altium on its Merger with GCA Savvian more »
Bär & Karrer Advises KKR on the Sale of its Stake in Scout24 Switzerland more »
Ringier Acquires 60% Stake in My-Store more »
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Country Report Switzerland - Tax Planning for International Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Restructurings, 2017 Kluwer Law International BV, The Netherlands, Vol. II
Unternehmensnachfolge bei Familienunternehmen, EXPERT FOCUS 3/2017 Download »
Corporate Tax Reform III – rejected by referendum, Bär & Karrer Briefing February 2017 … Download »
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Speaking Engagements

Real Estate Cross Border Investment Leigh-Alexandra Basha (Co-Chairs) / Granwell Alan / Hildebrand Andrea (Panelists … more »
If you’ve got the Money, I’ve got the Time: Future financial centres and preferred countries to relocate – revisited Bavila Alessandro / Jafri Reaz / Krebs Randall, Private Client Forum Americas, ( … more »
It must have been Love: Europe in crisis Gilead Cooper QC, Private Client Forum Americas, (Organizer: Legal Week), Playa … more »
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