Junior Associate

Vanessa Plavjanikova

À propos de

Vanessa Plavjanikova completed her legal studies at the University of Zurich (BLaw and MLaw) and holds a Master of Sports Management & Legal Skills with F.C. Barcelona from the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia in Barcelona (Spain). Upon completing her studies, she acted as Junior Legal Counsel in an international sports federation. Vanessa Plavjanikova works at Bär & Karrer as a Junior Associate. After completing her traineeship, she intends on taking the Bar Exam.

LanguesGerman, English, Slovakian, Czech
  • Junior Associate at Bär & Karrer (since 2020)
  • University of Lausanne: "Doping: Sports, Organisations and Sciences" (2020)
  • Junior Legal Counsel in an International Sports Federation (2019-2020)
  • Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (Barcelona): Master in Sports Management and Legal Skills with F.C. Barcelona (2019)
  • Columbia Law School: Negotiation and Mediation Course (2019)
  • International Chamber of Commerce: Course on International Arbitration (2018)
  • University of Zurich: MLaw (2018)
  • Traineeship at the District Court of Zurich (2017)
  • Paralegal in an International Law Firm in Prague (2016)
  • University of Zurich: BLaw (2016)
  • Summer Trainee in an International Financial Institution in Prague (2014)
Associations et fonctions publiques
  • Association Suisse de Droit du Sport (ASDS)
  • Women In Sports Law (WISLaw)
AdmissionNon admis au barreau


Vanessa Plavjanikova
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F: +41 58 261 50 01

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