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Dr. Christopher Boog, FCIArb

Partner

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19

P.O. Box 2201

8021 Zurich
Switzerland

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 9384
F +41 44 215 5200

Languages:
German, English, French

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 9384
F +41 44 215 5200

Dr. Christopher Boog, FCIArb

Partner

Schellenberg Wittmer Pte Ltd
6 Battery Road, #37-02

049909 Singapore
Singapore

T +65 6580 2240
D +65 6580 2248
F +65 6580 2241

Languages:
German, English, French

T +65 6580 2240
D +65 6580 2248
F +65 6580 2241

„definitely a leader in the field“

Who's Who Legal

„real thought leader“

Who's Who Legal

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

Legal 500

„vast experience and hands-on approach“

Who's Who Legal

„one of the best in the business“

Who's Who Legal

„one of the best advocates I have ever seen“

Who's Who Legal

„boast a world-class international arbitration practice“

Who's Who Legal

„outstanding“

Who's Who Legal

„praised for strategic thinking and ability to mitigate risk“

Who's Who Legal

„just brilliant“

Who's Who Legal
 

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

Christopher is described as "one of the best in the business" and "definitely a leader in the field" (Who's Who Legal). According to clients and peers, Christopher is "outstanding", "just brilliant" and "one of the best advocates I have ever seen" (Who's Who Legal). Other sources report that he "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).

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and 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
2003
Trainee Lawyer Schellenberg Wittmer

Education and Admission
2014
Bar Admission in Singapore (Foreign Lawyer)
2010
Dr. iur., University of Zurich
2008-2009
Visiting Scholar, Columbia Law School, New York
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

„definitely a leader in the field“

Who's Who Legal

„real thought leader“

Who's Who Legal

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

Legal 500

„vast experience and hands-on approach“

Who's Who Legal

„one of the best in the business“

Who's Who Legal

„one of the best advocates I have ever seen“

Who's Who Legal

„boast a world-class international arbitration practice“

Who's Who Legal

„outstanding“

Who's Who Legal

„praised for strategic thinking and ability to mitigate risk“

Who's Who Legal

„just brilliant“

Who's Who Legal

Recognitions

Chambers, Who's Who Legal, Legal 500, Expert Guides

Selected Publications

Commentary on Article 183 PILA
in: Arroyo (ed.), Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner's Guide, forthcoming
 
Commentary on Article 29 and Appendix V ICC Rules
in: Arroyo (ed.), Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner's Guide, forthcoming
 
Commentary on Article Appendix V to the ICC Rules
in: M. Arroyo (ed.), Arbitration in Switzerland, The Practitioner's Guide, Kluwer 2013, pp. 826-847
 
Isn't There a Better Way to Handle Delays in Arbitration?
Uluslararasi Insaat Sözlesmelerinde Gecikme ve Temerrüt in Atamer/Süzel/Geisinger (eds), pp. 305-326