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Pascale Daniela Schwizer

Baker McKenzie Switzerland AG


Pascale Daniela Schwizer is an associate and a member of the tax practice group in the Baker McKenzie Zurich office. Prior to joining the firm in 2023, she worked as a law clerk, in the M&A transaction tax team of a Big4 company and several years in the tax team of a business law firm in Zurich.

Practice Focus

Pascale advises in national and international corporate and individual taxation. In particular she focuses on tax litigation.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Fiscal Association (IFA) 
  • Woman in Tax, Switzerland (WIN)
  • Expert Suisse
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association


  • Switzerland (2017)


  • Certified Swiss Tax Expert (Eidg. Dipl. Steuerexpertin) (2022)
  • University of California at Los Angeles (LL.M. Tax-Track) (2019)
  • University of Lucerne (MLaw) (2014)
  • University of Fribourg (BLaw) (2012)


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Co-author (with Jonas Sigrist), Steuerliche Aspekte des Kapitalbands unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Rückkaufs eigener Aktien, in Zuger Steuer Praxis April 2023 / Nr. 82, Zuger Steuer-Vereinigung (ZSV) Zug, 2023.
  • Co-author (with Jonas Sigrist), BEPS 2.0 - Implementation of Pillar Two in Switzerland, Bloomberg Tax International Forum, August 2022.
  • Co-author (with Jonas Sigrist), Deferring and reducing taxes in Switzerland to manage COVID-19, International Tax review (ITR), April 6, 2020.
  • Co-author (with Nils Harbeke), "Immigration Step-up" in der Schweiz, Internationales Steuerrecht (iStR) 2020, 259f.