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Ivana Unger

Attorney at Law / Associate
+41 43 443 00 94

Ivana Unger has several years of experience in the judiciary. Since January 2021 she works as substitute judge at the Cantonal Court of Schaffhausen. She supports partners and clients of BNS with her sound knowledge in a customer-oriented fashion. She advises leading domestic and foreign insurance companies on liability and coverage issues. Her field of activity includes various areas of the insurance industry such as financial losses insurance in the financial and banking sector (Financial Lines), directors' and officiers' liability (D&O), professional liability, fidelity insurance and cyber insurance.



  • Liability and insurance law

  • Procedural law

  • Contract law

  • Civil law

  • Criminal law


Professional Experience

Since 09/2023
Associate at BNS Attorneys at Law

Since 01/2021
Substitute judge at the Cantonal Court of Schaffhausen

2014 – 2022
Law clerk at the Cantonal Court of Schaffhausen

2013 – 2014
Legal intern at the Cantonal Court of Schaffhausen

2012 – 2013
Legal intern at the Department of Home Affairs of the Canton of Schaffhausen 

2011 – 2012/2014
Legal intern at the employment office of the Canton of Schaffhausen

2008 – 2011
Student Assistant in a renowned law firm in the Canton of Zurich



Admitted to the Schaffhausen Bar

Law degree (lic. iur.), University of Zurich



  • Zurich Bar Association

  • Swiss Bar Association

  • Schaffhausen Lawyer Association


German, English, Croatian



Admitted to represent parties before all Swiss courts and authorities; Registered with the Attorney’s Registry of the Canton of Zurich


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