Dr. iur.


Dr. iur. Daniel Trachsel
Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law
Mediator FHNW


Daniel Trachsel studied in Zurich and has worked as an independent lawyer since 1982. Since 1993 he has been a partner, lawyer and mediator at Trachsel Bortolani Partner, Zurich.

From 1999 to 2001, Daniel Trachsel completed the postgraduate course "Mediation in Economics, Environment and Administration" at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland. From 1995 to 2000, he was a member of the Mediation Commission of the Swiss Bar Association and its President from 1999.

In 2011, Daniel Trachsel obtained the Certificate of advanced Studies in Inheritance Law from the University of Zurich. He is entitled to hold the title Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law.

From 1994 to 2005, Daniel Trachsel headed the divorce law section of the Zurich Bar Association. From 2005 to 2017, he chaired the Family Law Expert Commission of the Swiss Bar Association SAV, which - together with the Universities of Zurich and Fribourg - is responsible for the training of the Certified Specialists SBA Family Law.

Daniel Trachsel is the author of the guidebooks "Scheidung" and "Trennung - von der Krise zur Lösung" published by Beobachter Verlag. He publishes regularly and is a speaker at educational trainings for lawyers and judges.

Daniel Trachsel deals with mandates in (international) family and inheritance law. He is a member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL), a worldwide network of family law specialists.