Tanja Luginbühl Partner, Head of Insolvency and Restructuring
Attorney at Law, LL.M.

Tanja Luginbühl

Partner, Head of Insolvency and Restructuring
Attorney at Law, LL.M.
+41 58 450 80 00
tanja.luginbuhl@lenzstaehelin.com
Zurich
Brandschenkestrasse 24
CH-8027 Zurich
www.lenzstaehelin.com
  • Expertise

    Tanja Luginbühl is a partner specialising in restructuring and insolvency, corporate and M&A and private clients. She leads the Restructuring and Insolvency group from our firm’s Zurich office and has been involved in numerous national and cross-border cases, representing companies, financial institutions and creditors. Tanja regularly advises Swiss and international private clients on succession matters, international trust and estate planning, and charity law. Her experience also encompasses family office services alongside extensive expertise in aircraft lease and finance transactions.

    Tanja is one of the few lawyers in Switzerland to feature in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023, which lists the leading transactional lawyers in the world. She was also listed in the Women in Business Law Guide 2020 as a leading practitioner in the restructuring and insolvency field. She is proud to have been nominated by Who's Who Legal as one of the world's leading practitioners in Restructuring & Insolvency 2022 and 2023.

  • Practices

  • Professional Experience and Education

    and Education

    2005Partner at Lenz & Staehelin
    1997Joined Lenz & Staehelin
    1999New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Corporations)
    1997Swiss Bar Admission
    1994University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
  • Specialist Areas

    Insolvency and Restructuring, Private Clients, Corporate and M&A, Aircraft Financing, Food and Health
  • Languages

    German, English, French
  • Memberships

    Swiss Bar Association (SAV), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Insolvency Association, Member of the Federal Commission for Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    • Luginbühl Tanja, Müller Eva, Restructuring & Insolvency 2023 - Switzerland, in: The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides, July 2023
    • Luginbühl Tanja, Müller Eva, Restructuring & Insolvency 2023 - Switzerland, in: International Comparative Legal Guides, 17th edition, May 2023
    • Luginbühl Tanja, Müller Eva, Kommentierung von Art. 293-304 SchKG, in: Staehelin/Bauer/Lorandi (eds.), Basler Kommentar über Schuldbetreibungs- und Konkursrecht, 3rd edition, Basel 2021
    • Luginbühl Tanja, Affolter Marino Anja, Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency under Revised Swiss Corporate Law, in: CapLaw 5/2020
    • Luginbühl Tanja, Brandner Stephan, Affolter Marino Anja, Alles Gute kommt von oben - Rechts- und Steuerprobleme bei Zuschüssen und Aktionärsdarlehen, in: Sprecher (ed.) - Sanierung und Insolvenz von Unternehmen X, Zurich 2020
    • Luginbühl Tanja, Affolter Marino Anja, "Exit" in der Nachlassstundung nach erfolgreicher Sanierung, in: SZW/RSDA 3/19
    • Luginbühl Tanja, Der Dividendenvergleich - eine Rennaissance unter dem neuen Sanierungsrecht?, in: Sprecher (ed.) - Sanierung und Insolvenz von Unternehmen VI; Zurich 2014
    • Luginbühl Tanja, Fischer Roland, Kommentar zu Art. 52-56 VAG, in: Hsu/Stupp (eds.), Basler Kommentar zum Versicherungsaufsichtsgesetz, Basel 2013
    • Luginbühl Tanja, Hünerwadel Patrick, Aircraft Repossession and Enforcement: Practical Aspects, Switzerland Chapter, Nath/Crans (eds.), February 2009
  • Contact Details

  • Assistant

  • References

    Strong technical knowledge and analysis. Efficient and cooperative approach. Excellent language skills and empathy for client's needs.

    IFLR1000, 2023

    She is really stellar, very pragmatic and thorough.

    Chambers, 2023

    She provides clear, commercial advice and is readily available. She is unflappable even when the facts change rapidly.

    Chambers, 2023

    She is one of the best practitioners in Switzerland.

    Chambers, 2023

    She is very good and very experienced, she has a very good network.

    Chambers, 2022

    Able to present complicated facts in a simple way and to mediate in critical situations

    Chambers, 2020

    Great, commercial and responsive

    IFLR 1000, 2020

    Has a great understanding of the law and ability to give commercially aware advice

    Who's Who Legal, 2020

Strong technical knowledge and analysis. Efficient and cooperative approach. Excellent language skills and empathy for client's needs.

IFLR1000, 2023

She is really stellar, very pragmatic and thorough.

Chambers, 2023

She provides clear, commercial advice and is readily available. She is unflappable even when the facts change rapidly.

Chambers, 2023

She is one of the best practitioners in Switzerland.

Chambers, 2023

She is very good and very experienced, she has a very good network.

Chambers, 2022

Able to present complicated facts in a simple way and to mediate in critical situations

Chambers, 2020

Great, commercial and responsive

IFLR 1000, 2020

Has a great understanding of the law and ability to give commercially aware advice

Who's Who Legal, 2020

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