Daniel Schaffner, Dr. iur. Advokat

Daniel Schaffner is an an Associate with ADVOTECH ADVOKATEN. As an attorney-at-law he specialises in criminal law (particularly white collar crime, environmental criminal law and international criminal law), administrative law (particularly environmental law) and European human rights protection. 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 and as lecturer for criminal law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Basel and completed a research residence at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal 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 is member of the lawyer’s association of the Canton Basel-Stadt and author of various specialist publications. As a lecturer in the fall term 2021, he held the lecture “International and European Criminal Law” at the Law Faculty of the University of Basel.

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: White Collar Crime, Environmental Criminal Law, International Criminal Law, Administrative Law (particularly Environmental Law)
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