Tanja Planinic | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Tanja Planinic

Attorney at law, LL.M. (Cantab)

Loewenstrasse 1
8001 Zurich
T +41 44 217 92 69

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Tanja is intelligent, practical, and has an extremely sharp eye for seeing the core issue in dispute that must be resolved.

Who's Who Legal, 2023

She is a strategic thinker with a sharp legal mind.

Who's Who Legal, 2023

Tanja Planinic is widely esteemed as "an experienced practitioner" who "excels at representing clients in international arbitrations.

Who's Who Legal, 2021

Tanja Planinic's practice includes all aspects of domestic and international commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation. She has acted as counsel and arbitrator in numerous ad hoc and institutional arbitrations under various procedural and substantive laws. She has particular experience with disputes relating to the international sale of goods, commodity sales and trading, joint ventures and distributorships as well as disputes in the energy, construction and pharma sectors.


  • Partner at Pestalozzi
  • Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, London
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Staff Attorney, Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts
  • University of Cambridge: Master of Laws, LL.M. (FCO British Chevening Scholar)
  • Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of the Canton of Berne
  • Bar Admission: Switzerland


Bosnian, Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Serbian


  • Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations (SAV/ZAV)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR


Arbitrability – A Swiss Perspective

Arbitrability – A Swiss Perspective

By Tanja Planinic, Florian Mohs: Panelist at the 70th Anniversary Conference of the Permanent Arbitration at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia, October 2017
Multi-Party Constellations in Construction Disputes

Multi-Party Constellations in Construction Disputes

By Tanja Planinic: Panelist at ICC YAF on Infrastructure and Construction Disputes in CEE: Opportunities and Challenges, Vienna, Austria, June 2016
Document Production: Some Practical Issues

Document Production: Some Practical Issues

By Tanja Planinic: Panelist at VIII Belgrade Arbitration Conference, Belgrade, March 2016
Kommentar Art. 353 – 388 ZPO

Kommentar Art. 353 – 388 ZPO

By Tanja Planinic, Nadja Erk: M.A. Gehri / I.Jent-Sørensen / M. Sarbach, ZPO Kommentar, Schweizerische Zivilprozessordnung, 2. überarbeitete Auflage, Zürich 2015
ZPO Kommentar Art. 353 – 388

ZPO Kommentar Art. 353 – 388

By Tanja Planinic, Nadja Erk: Gehri Myriam A./Kramer Michael (Hrsg.), ZPO Kommentar, Schweizerische Zivilprozessordnung, Zürich 2010
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