Dr. Daniel Schaffner

Managing Associate, Advokat

As an attorney-at-law Daniel Schaffner specialises in administrative law, particularly environment, health and security (EHS) as well as in white collar crime and environmental criminal law. He serves his clients in a litigating as well as advisory capacity.

Daniel Schaffner studied law at the University of Basel. After graduating worked as scientific assistant for criminal law as well as for private law and as lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Basel and completed a research residence at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law in Freiburg i. Br., Germany. He received his doctorate for a thesis in international criminal law. After clerking for different courts, in the administration, the public prosecutor’s office and law firms, Daniel Schaffner passed the bar in the Canton of Basel-Landschaft. Consequently, he worked as assistant prosecutor in the Cantonal Prosecutor’s Office Aargau, which specialises on white collar crime, before joining ADVOTECH ADVOKATEN as attorney-at-law.

Daniel Schaffner authors legal publications and is a member of the editorial board of the journal Basler Juristische Mitteilungen (BJM).

Since 2018, Daniel Schaffner has been serving as a judge at the Expropriation Court of the Canton Basel-Landschaft Tax. In 2021, he was elected as a member of the Bar Examination Commission of the Canton Basel-Landschaft.

Core competences: Administrative Law, White Collar Crime and Environmental Criminal Law
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