Florian Mohs | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Florian Mohs

Attorney at law, Dr. iur., LL.M.

Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zurich
T +41 44 217 92 21

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Florian is certainly among the best when it comes to large projects covering multiple jurisdictions.

Who's Who Legal, 2023

Florian Mohs comes highly recommended for his "organised, precise, punctual and accurate preparation of documents" in complex dispute resolution proceedings. His "noteworthy ability to dive into the pertinent details of multinational claims" is further praised.

Who's Who Legal, 2022

A brilliant lawyer.

Who's Who Legal, 2023

Florian Mohs in an excellent arbitration counsel highly dedicated to defend the rights of his clients.

The Legal 500, 2021

Florian Mohs – very commercial, strategic good advice, responsive.

The Legal 500, 2021

Florian Mohs is simply an excellent lawyer, both at understanding the detailed legal position and at understanding how to place this in a strategic business context.

The Legal 500, 2020

Florian Mohs is a partner of Pestalozzi’s Litigation & Arbitration Group in Zurich. He acts as counsel in international commercial arbitrations and in court proceedings in Switzerland. Florian handles a wide range of commercial and corporate disputes, having broad experience in advising trading companies in commodities disputes, industrial companies in engineering and construction disputes, and pharmaceutical companies in licensing matters.


  • Partner at Pestalozzi
  • University of Basel: Lecturer
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Major international commodities trader: secondment as litigation counsel
  • Bar admission: Switzerland
  • University of Basel, Switzerland: Dr. iur. (summa cum laude)
  • Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand: LL.M. (with distinction)
  • Junior Associate at Pestalozzi
  • Swiss National Science Foundation scholar, visiting scholar at ANU Canberra and University of Melbourne, Australia
  • University of Basel, Switzerland: Research and teaching assistant to Prof. Dr. I. Schwenzer, LL.M.
  • University of Freiburg, Germany: First State Exam (Baden-Württemberg)
  • University of Freiburg, Germany: Junior research assistant to Prof. em. Dr. Dres. h.c. Peter Schlechtriem, M.C.L.


Allemand, Anglais


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS)
  • London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)

Speaking Engagements

IDI Conference 2024


IDI Conference 2024

Guest lecture on CISG at University of Ottawa


Guest lecture on CISG at University of Ottawa


Handbuch Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit

By Florian Mohs, Friederike Schäfer, Hellwig Torggler, Lukas Wedl, Venus Valentina Wong: Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz, 3. Auflage, 2024
Delays in Payment and the CISG

Delays in Payment and the CISG

By Florian Mohs: Contract Law / International Sale of Goods / Transport Law Commissions, 67th UIA Annual Congress October 2023, Rome
Lecture on CISG (Buyer's Obligations, Seller's Remedies, Passing of Risk)

Lecture on CISG (Buyer's Obligations, Seller's Remedies, Passing of Risk)

By Florian Mohs: Vis Moot School Switzerland, University of Zurich, October 2023
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