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Dr. Daniela Dardel


Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19

P.O. Box 2201

8021 Zurich

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 3428
F +41 44 215 5200

German, English, French

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 3428
F +41 44 215 5200

Daniela Dardel is an Associate in our Private Clients and Estates Group and the Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich. Her main areas of practice include domestic and international estate planning as well as trust and estate litigation. She specializes in the setting up and structuring of Swiss and foreign foundations, companies and trusts. As part of her practice, she advises individuals and institutions on legal issues related to art and cultural property. Her extensive professional experience in the media sector enables her to also involve strategic aspects such as communication and reputation.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries


Professional Experience
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate at corporate law firms in Zurich
Research assistant at the Chair in Private Law/Centre for Foundation Law of Prof. Dr. Dominique Jakob, University of Zurich
Trainee lawyer in a large business law firm in Zurich
Career as a journalist and TV editor

Education and Admission
Dr. iur./PhD, University of Zurich
Bar Admission in Switzerland
lic. iur., University of Zurich
lic. phil. (General History and Archaeology), University of Zurich

Additional Professional Activities
  • Regular publications in the area of inheritance and foundation law
  • Lecturer for TREUHAND|SUISSE (Swiss Fiduciary Association), Advanced Training Course in Family and Inheritance Law

Selected Publications

Verein – Stiftung – Trust. Entwicklungen 2014
Daniela Dardel, Dominique Jakob, Claude Humbel, Matthias Uhl
Reihe, Bern 2015
Der Schutz des virtuellen Erben
Daniela Dardel, Dominique Jakob
in: Aktuelle Juristische Praxis (AJP/PJA) 4/2014, S. 462-476
Eine Augurenschau auf das Stiftungsrecht der Schweiz
Daniela Dardel, Matthias Uhl
in: Die Privatstiftung (PSR) 2013, S. 192–195
Verein – Stiftung – Trust. Entwicklungen 2013
Daniela Dardel, Dominique Jakob, Matthias Uhl
Reihe, Bern 2014
Verein – Stiftung – Trust. Entwicklungen 2012
Daniela Dardel, Dominique Jakob, Matthias Uhl
Reihe, Bern 2013