Daniela Schmucki specialises in national and international tax law for corporate and individual clients.

Deals & Cases

Stadtcasino Baden acquires majority stake in Casinò Locarno
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Shareholders of responsAbility Investments AG complete sale of all outstanding shares to M&G PLC
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PolyPeptide Group AG successfully opens Swiss IPO Season 2021 with an up to CHF 848m offering
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Daniela Schmucki focuses on corporate tax law, acquisitions and reorganisations, collective investment schemes, private equity and employee benefit plans. She is very experienced in advising international sports organisations on the tax aspects of their activities and structuring of international sports events. She regularly advises High Net Worth Individuals on all tax aspects of their private and business activities.

1994 Certified Tax Expert, dipl. Steuerexperte
1987 Admitted to the Bar, Fürsprecher
ITR World Tax 2024 – Highly Regarded
Chambers Global 2012 – 2024
Chambers Europe 2012 – 2024
The Legal500 EMEA 2019 – 2024 – Recommended
Best Lawyers 2014 – 2025
Who’s Who Legal: Global 2021 – 2024
Who’s Who Legal: Switzerland 2016 – 2024
Euromoney’s Women in Business Law guide 2019 – Leading Practitioner Tax
  • EXPERTsuisse Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants
  • IFA International Fiscal Association
2001 Partner at Niederer Kraft Frey
1998 Partner at PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Zurich
1991 Associate at Revisuisse Price Waterhouse, Zurich and Berne
1988 Assistant for Corporate Law, University of Berne




Deals & Cases


IDAK Food Group’s majority owner changes from Invision, Nord Holding and LGT to TowerBrook Capit…

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BSI Software AG’s majority owner changes from Capvis to Bregal Unternehmerkapital

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Partners Group acquires part of ROSEN Group

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Market Perception

«Daniela Schmucki is a superb expert, and is very knowledgeable. Her client service and general level of service, level of sophistication and commercial awareness and vision are very strong. »
Chambers 2024
«Daniela Schmucki provides a very high service level and is solution-driven with a lot of experience.»
Chambers Global 2023
«Daniela Schmucki is highly regarded by clients, with one source highlighting her ‘dedication to the clients and availability combined with a strong technical background.’ »
Chambers Global 2022
«I highly recommend Daniela Schmucki and have always experienced her as highly competent professional with great personal engagement. »
Legal 500 2022
«Daniela Schmucki brings an availability and almost obsessive dedication to clients combined with a strong technical background. »
Chambers 2022

Awards & Rankings


NKF ranked top-tier by ITR World Tax 2024

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NKF partners Clara-Ann Gordon and Daniela Schmucki listed in Euromoney’s Women in Business Law g…

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NKF receives European Corporate Deal of the Year Award at The Lawyer European Awards ceremony

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Private Equity (Transactions) in Switzerland 2021

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Private Equity (Transactions) in Switzerland 2020

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Sanierung und Steuern

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Speaking Engagements


Neuerungen bei der Besteuerung von Mitarbeiterbeteiligungen

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