• "Strong sense of organization."

     

    Citywealth 2015

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

     

    Citywealth 2015

  • "Exceptionally strong eye for detail."

     

    Citywealth 2015

  • "Widely recommended by sources."

     

    Chambers Global 2015

  • "One to watch."

     

    Chambers Global 2015

  • "He is excellent on technical skills."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Has a solid knowledge of legislation."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

 

 

 

Dr. Daniel Leu

Partner

Daniel Leu advises private clients on corporate and estate 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 commented as a co-author several inheritance law provisions in the Basler Kommentar ZGB II.

He is shortlisted in the category "Lawyer of the Year - IFC Partner" at the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards (London, 10 November 2016).  Euromoney Legal Media Group (Expertguides, LMG Rising Stars 2015) ranked Daniel Leu as a "Rising Star" in the area "Trusts and Estates" (Expertguides, LMG Rising Stars 2015). Citywealth lists him as Leading Lawyer (since 2015).

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

Trusts in Switzerland, in: Alon Kaplan / Barbara R. Hauser (eds.), Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions, Fourth Editionth edition, 2016
Rezension Dissertation Tabea S. Jenny - Die Erbbescheinigung, Successio 4/2015
The EU Succession Regulation - Overview and aspects relevant for notaries, in: Stephan Wolf (eds.), Gemeinschaftliches Eigentum unter Ehegatten, eingetragenen Partnern und nichtehelichen Lebenspartnern - EU Erbrechtsverordnung, Bern 2015, p. 139 et seqq.
Leu Daniel - more publications

Speaking Engagements

Die EU-Erbrechtsverordnung und ihr Bezug zur Schweiz (Veranstalter: Europainstitut an der Universität Zürich), 2. November 2016, Züri … more »
Auskunftsrecht der Erben eines wirtschaftlich Berechtigten (Veranstalter: Verein Successio), 25. August 2016, Universität Luzern, Luzern … more »
Die EU-Erbrechtsverordnung und ihre Bedeutung aus Schweizer Sicht - Recht am Mittag (Veranstalter: Europa Institut an der Universität Zürich), 10. Juni 2016, Zürich … more »
Leu Daniel - more speaking engagements