• "Exceptionally strong eye for detail."

     

    Citywealth 2015

  • "Powerful."

     

    Interviewee in Chambers Private Wealth Law 2017

  • "Really good."

     

    Private wealth specialist in Chambers Private Wealth Law 2017

  • "Very, very impressive."

     

    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

  • "Widely recommended by sources."

     

    Chambers Global 2015

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

     

    Client in Chambers HNW guide 2018

  • "Strong sense of organization."

     

    Citywealth 2015

  • "Extremely talented attorney who cares a great deal about his clients."

     

    Citywealth 2015

  • "He was very effective in his strategy for negotiating."

     

    Client in Chambers HNW guide 2018

  • "Well known in the sector."

     

    Interviewee in Chambers Private Wealth Law 2017

 

 

 

Dr. Daniel Leu

Partner

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 (see also www.baerkarrer.ch).

Daniel Leu is recommended by Chambers, listed as a "Rising Star" in the Trusts and Estates category by Euromoney Legal Media Group (Expertguides, LMG Rising Stars 2016). Citywealth 2017 lists him as Leading Lawyer.

In addition to his practice, Daniel Leu is a lecturer at the University of Muenster, Germany (Master of Law in Inheritance Law & Corporate Succession). He lectures and publishes regularly on his areas of practice.

 

Languages

German, 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)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Swiss Lawyers Association (Schweizerischer Juristenverein)
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association

Contact Details

Dr. Daniel Leu
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 50 00
F: +41 58 261 50 01
daniel.leu@baerkarrer.ch

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Publications

Single Family Offices in Switzerland, Legal and Taxation Framework … Download »
Auskunftsrechte von Erben wirtschaftlich Berechtigter de lege lata und de lege ferendo, Successio 4/17 … Download »
Advance Care Directive and Living Will – Health and Wealth Planning Tools, Download »
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Speaking Engagements

Ausgewählte Aspekte der nationalen und internationalen Güterrechts- und Nachlassplanung The 15th Zurich Annual Conference on International Trust and Inheritance Law Pra … more »
Internationale Nachlassabwicklung aus Schweizer Sicht 16. STEP Deutschland Konferenz, 22.-23. Februar 2018, Frankfurt … more »
Panel Discussion w. Megan R. Worrel and Todd Beutler: Theories of introducing children to wealth Private Client Forum Americas , 7.-9. Februar 2018, Mexiko … more »
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