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Who's Who Legal

“one of the best in the business”

Who's Who Legal

“outstanding”

Who's Who Legal

“just brilliant”

Who's Who Legal

“one of the best advocates I have ever seen”

Who's Who Legal

“Chris belongs among the best arbitration counsel of his generation”

Who's Who Legal

“definitely a leader in the field”

Who's Who Legal

“one of the superstars in Switzerland”

Who's Who Legal

“real thought leader”

Who's Who Legal

“obviously a top name”

Who's Who Legal

“vast experience and hands-on approach”

Who's Who Legal

“praised for strategic thinking and ability to mitigate risk”

Who's Who Legal

“boast a world-class international arbitration practice”

Legal 500

“stands out for his international experience and presence in Asia”

Legal 500

“truly international rising star”

Chambers Global

“brilliant and to-the-point”

 
Christopher Boog
Zurich
Singapore

Dr. Christopher Boog, FCIArb, FSIArb

Partner

+41 44 215 9384

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Dr. Christopher Boog, FCIArb, FSIArb

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+65 6580 2248

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Christopher Boog is a Vice-Chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group and co-heads the Sports Practice. He represents clients in complex international commercial, investment and sports arbitration matters as well as in setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court.

Chris is described as "one of the best in the business", “one of the superstars in Switzerland”, and "definitely a leader in the field" (Who's Who Legal). According to clients and peers, he is "outstanding", "just brilliant" and "one of the best advocates I have ever seen" (Who's Who Legal). The same directory remarks that “Chris belongs among the best arbitration counsel of his generation.” Other sources report that he is "brilliant and to-the-point", "has an impressive range of experience and his written advocacy is very strong" (Chambers Global), and that he "stands out for his international experience and presence in Asia" (Legal 500). Chris is ranked as one of a small number of Global Elite Thought Leaders by Who's Who Legal Arbitration recognizing lawyers "at the peak of the profession". He is the 2020 recipient of the ASA Prize for Advocacy in International Commercial Arbitration, awarded every two years to international arbitration counsel to recognize exceptional advocacy in international arbitration.

Experience

  • Counsel and arbitrator in over 120 arbitrations seated in common law and civil law jurisdictions around the world
  • Has handled arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, SIAC, HKIAC, KCAB, WIPO, DIS, SCAI, VIAC, CAS, before the PCA, as well as ad hoc
  • Main areas of specialization include construction and engineering, energy, commodities, investment and sports law, as well as the pharmaceutical, automotive and mining industries

Career

Professional Experience
2012
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
2006
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Education and Admission
2014
Bar Admission in Singapore (Foreign Lawyer)
2010
Dr. iur., University of Zurich
2008-2009
Visiting Scholar, Columbia University
2006
Bar Admission in Switzerland
2002
Master of Law, University of Fribourg
Additional Professional Activities
  • Vice-President of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution
  • Vice-Chair of the IPBA International Construction Projects Committee
 

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