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Paul Tanja

Attorney-at-law • Senior Associate

Paul Tanja has been an attorney-at-law since 2015. He specializes in contract law, liability law and insurance law. Within these fields, Paul has extensive experience advising on complex matters and assisting clients in civil proceedings up to and including at the Supreme Court. Paul has handled cases for clients in a variety of sectors, including healthcare, energy, aviation, advertising, construction, finance and government. In addition, Paul has experience in disputes concerning the setting aside and enforcement of arbitral awards.

Paul completed his studies in Dutch law at the University of Utrecht. He also studied at the University of Cambridge. Paul previously worked for five years as a lawyer at another firm and before that as an external court clerk at the Court of Appeal of The Hague. He is also a lecturer in international contract law at VU University Amsterdam. Paul publishes regularly in his field. He is admitted as a lawyer at the Supreme Court.


  • "Paul Tanja excels in corporate litigation and litigation before the Supreme Court/Court of Appeal. He is sharp but practical. He has all details in clear vision, but yet focuses on the big picture. His skill in finding exactly the right tone and approach with every opponent is something that is rare in attorneys belong amongst the best in their field of expertise." - The Legal 500, 2024
  • "I am impressed by the work of Paul Tanja." - The Legal 500, 2024