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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

Christopher Boog is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Singapore and Zurich offices and a Vice-Chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group. He is also the Managing Director of Schellenberg Wittmer Pte Ltd in Singapore. Christopher represents clients in complex international commercial, investment and sports arbitration matters as well as in setting-aside proceedings before the Swiss Supreme Court, and also sits as arbitrator.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • Counsel and arbitrator in over 80 complex arbitrations seated in common law and civil law jurisdictions worldwide, involving a wide array of matters and under many different laws
  • Has handled arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, SIAC, HKIAC, WIPO, DIS, SCAI, VIAC, CAS, before the PCA, as well as ad hoc
  • Main areas of specialization include construction and engineering, energy (including oil & gas), infrastructure projects, commodities, investment and sports law, as well as the pharmaceutical, automotive and mining industries

Career

Professional Experience
2016
Managing Director, Schellenberg Wittmer Pte Ltd
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
2000
International Law Certificate University of Amsterdam

Additional Professional Activities
  • Lecturer on international arbitration law at EBS Law School in Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Member of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution
  • Member of the SIAC User's Council
  • Vice-Chair of the IPBA International Construction Projects Committee

Recognitions

  • Chambers
  • Who's Who Legal
  • Legal 500
  • Expert Guides
  • Who's Who Legal's Future Leaders (Arbitration)
  • Euromoney's Global Arbitration Awards 2014: Global Rising Star of the Year

„he has an impressive range of experience and his written advocacy is very strong“

Chambers Global

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