• "He is very cerebral and intellectual and very good."


    Chambers HNW guide 2016

  • "Provides outstanding support."


    Who's Who Legal 2016

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


    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

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


    Client in Chambers Global 2015

  • "He is an excellent tax adviser."


    Chambers Global 2017

  • "Highly recommended for his adroit advice."


    Who's Who Legal 2016

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


    Chambers Global 2016

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


    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "Great tactician with exceptional capabilities."


    Clients in Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "An outstanding tax lawyer."


    Citywealth 2013

  • "An excellent tax adviser."


    Interviewee in Chambers Private Wealth Law 2017

  • "A pleasure to work with."


    Client in Chambers Global 2016

  • "He's just a pleasure to work with."


    Chambers HNW guide 2016

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


    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

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


    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "He has an open and fresh mind when it comes to international tax planning."


    Chambers Global 2017

  • "Lawyer of choice."


    Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

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


    Client in Chambers Global 2016

  • "He is very strong in all aspects of tax."


    Chambers HNW guide 2016

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


    Client in Chambers Global 2013

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


    Chambers Global 2015

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


    Chambers Global 2013

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


    Client in Chambers Global 2013




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

  • President of the International Fiscal Association, Swiss Branch

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 »
Bader Daniel - more deals & cases


Switzerland - Law and Practice, Chambers Global Practice Guides, Private Wealth, 07/2017, Chambers & Partner … Download »
Changing Residence, Part 3: Switzerland, Journal of International Taxation, Mai 2017, S. 32 ff … Download »
Country Report Switzerland - Tax Planning for International Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Restructurings, 2017 Kluwer Law International BV, The Netherlands, Vol. II
Bader Daniel - more publications

Speaking Engagements

Switzerland – Update on latest developments for people to relocate Special Tax Regimes: Italy, Portugal and Switzerland, (Veranstalter: STEP), 1 Ju … more »
Blick in die Schweiz – Beratungsbedarf bei geplantem Zuzug / Zu erwartende Gesetzesvorhaben Flick Gocke Schaumburg Seminar "Blick nach Deutschland" DACHLI, 4. April 2017, Z … more »
Who Is Guilty? Initiatives Against Facilitators of Tax Evasions (Panelist) / Olga Boltenko, Alan W. Granwell (Co-Chairs) 17th Annual Tax Plannin … more »
Bader Daniel - more speaking engagements