Partner

Dr. Daniel Leu

Powerful.

Interviewee in Chambers Private Wealth Law 2017

Deep knowledge of inheritance law and PIL issues.

Source in WWL 2021

First-class!

Source in WWL 2021

Fantastic lawyer!

Source in WWL 2021

Outstanding private client expert.

Source in WWL 2021

Very highly recommended.

Source in WWL 2021

I have the highest admiration for him.

Peer in Chambers HNW guide 2020

He has the most agreeable way of handling things and bringing order to case.

Peer in Chambers HNW guide 2020

Daniel Leu stands out as a highly effective and very bright lawyer who always gets to the heart of the problem very quickly.

Legal 500 2020

The team is universally excellent, and is able to tackle high-value, complex matters with a view to achieving the best results for its often highly demanding clients.

Legal 500 2020

Thinks out of the box.

Peer in Chambers HNW guide 2020

Very responsive.

Peer in Chambers HNW guide 2020

Gets straight to the point.

Peer in Chambers HNW 2020

Very thoughtful when it comes to complex tricky legal issues.

Interviewee in Chambers HNW guide 2019

Very, very smart.

Interviewee in Chambers HNW guide 2019

Excellent.

Who's Who Legal 2019

Always keeps focused on the client's interests.

Citywealth Leaders List 2019

An excellent lawyer who understands the challenges related to large cross-border cases.

Citywealth Leaders List 2019

Extensive knowledge of wealth and succession planning matters.

Who's Who Legal 2018

Terrific practitioner.

Who's Who Legal 2018

Very, very impressive.

Client in Chambers HNW guide 2018

He's very responsive, very focused on clients' interests and getting the results they want.

Client in Chambers HNW guide 2018

He was very effective in his strategy for negotiating.

Client in Chambers HNW guide 2018

One of the rare breed of lawyers that speaks little but a lot of sense.

Interviewee in Chambers Private Wealth Law 2017

Really good.

Private wealth specialist in Chambers Private Wealth Law 2017

Powerful.

Interviewee in Chambers Private Wealth Law 2017

Deep knowledge of inheritance law and PIL issues.

Source in WWL 2021

À propos de

Daniel Leu advises private clients and family offices on wealth and succession planning, on the handling of estates, in connection with foundations and trusts and on questions in connection with the place of residence. Other areas of work include advising clients who buy or sell real estate in Switzerland and art law.

Daniel Leu is a Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law and publishes regulary in the field of inheritance law. He has published extensively and frequently lectures on trust and estate matters in Switzerland and abroad. In addition to his practice, Daniel Leu is a lecturer at the University of Muenster, Germany (Master of Law in Inheritance Law & Corporate Succession).

Daniel Leu is recommended by Chambers and Partners, Who is Who Legal, Legal 500 as well as by the Legal Week Private Client Global Elite Directory.

LanguesGerman, English
Curriculum
  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2015)
  • University of Oxford (Pembroke College): MJur (2010)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (since 2007)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (2007)
  • Law Clerk at the District Courts of Meilen and Dielsdorf (2005-2006)
  • University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (2005)
  • University of Zurich: Research and Teaching Assistant at the chair for private, trade and business law of Prof. Dr. Hans Caspar von der Crone (2002-2004)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (2001)
Associations et fonctions publiques
  • Swiss Lawyers Association (Schweizerischer Juristenverein)
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
AdmissionTous les courts suisses

Contact

Daniel Leu
P: +41 58 261 55 42
F: +41 58 261 50 01
daniel.leu@baerkarrer.ch

Bär & Karrer SA
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8002 Zurich
Suisse

Assistant
Marina Djordjevic
P: +41 58 261 53 99
F: +41 58 261 50 01
marina.djordjevic@baerkarrer.ch

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