Dora Valenta | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Dora Valenta


Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zurich
T +41 44 217 92 06

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Dora Valenta is an associate and member of Pestalozzi's Litigation & Arbitration group in Zurich. She represents clients before Swiss courts and in both domestic and international arbitration proceedings. Her main practice areas are commercial and contractual disputes in a variety of industries as well as debt enforcement, insolvency law and the UN Convention for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).


  • Bar admission: Switzerland
  • Research assistant to Prof. Dr. Kern Alexander, University of Zurich
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
  • District court of Baden: law clerk
  • Junior associate at a leading Swiss law firm
  • University of Zurich: Master of Law
  • Research assistant at Pestalozzi
  • University of Zurich: Bachelor of Law
  • Research assistant to Prof. Dr. Claire Huguenin, University of Zurich


German, Croatian, English, French


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS40)
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Young Arbitration & ADR Forum (YAAF)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association below 40 (ASA)
  • Switzerland Very Young Arbitration Practitioners (Swiss VYAP)


Die Rechtsmittel beim Klagerückzug im Kontext der Erbteilungsklage

By Dora Valenta, Mery Canella: ZZZ, Zurich, December 2023

Die Wiedererwägung im Zivilprozess

By Dora Valenta, Mery Canella: ZZZ, Zurich, October 2023

Legal and Comparative Aspects of Swiss Sanctions against Russia

By Dora Valenta, Kern Alexander: SNSF Research Project on Financial Sanctions, Zurich, May 2022
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