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Dr. Dajo Sanning

Berlin / Hamburg

Dajo is mainly active in the area of fund structuring, primarily advising private equity and venture capital funds as well as their investors on all issues of national and international tax law. In addition, he is an expert in taxation of blockchain-based business models and crypto tokens.

Education and Career

Dajo studied law at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, and at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Parallel to his doctoral thesis, Dajo worked as a research assistant in the tax and corporate team of a medium-sized law firm.

His practical legal training at the Hamburg Higher Regional Court included stints at Germany's Federal Ministry of Finance, with the Hamburg tax authorities, and at the Hamburg Tax Court.



  • German qualified attorney (Rechtsanwalt)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (Bucerius Law School, Hamburg)
  • Ph.D. (Dr. iur.) in Tax Law / Taxation (Bucerius Law School, Hamburg)


  • German
  • English
  • Systemic equity at the intersection of investment taxation and CFC taxation
    Dissertation, 2020 [in German]
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