Peter & Partners International Ltd
Christoph Brunner is a full time partner and has been practising dispute resolution for over 20 years. He has acted as counsel, presiding arbitrator, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and legal expert in more than 80 international commercial arbitrations governed by various procedural and substantive laws. His range of expertise covers in particular M&A, joint ventures, construction/infrastructure projects, sales, distribution and agency contracts and international legal assistance.
He is recommended for arbitration and litigation in Who’s Who Legal since 2013, is listed in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Arbitration 2018 and is considered by clients and his peers as an “excellent, knowledgeable and fair” lawyer (WWL, 2017). He is a member of the Court of the Swiss Chambers Arbitration Institution and titular professor at the University of Bern.
Partner, Counsel, Associate, Python & Peter, 1998-2015, Associate at Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva, 1997-1998; Research and teaching assistant, University of Bern, 1994-1996.
Member of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution; LCIA European Users’ Council, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS); International Arbitration Institute (IAI), Paris; Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA); International Bar Association; International Association of Boalt Alumni; Swiss Bar Association.
ICC, Swiss Committee; LCIA; DIS; IAI; ASA (Swiss Arbitration Association).
Has acted as chairman, sole arbitrator, party-appointed arbitrator, counsel and legal expert in more than 80 international commercial arbitrations under most institutional and ad hoc rules. Industry sectors: Construction & engineering, commodities trading, high-tech products, fashion & luxury goods, energy, electricity supply, pharmaceutical & biotech.
Christoph Brunner has published several books and numerous articles on commercial law and international arbitration. In particular, he is the author of the treatise “Force Majeure and Hardship under General Contract Principles” (Kluwer Law International, 2009) and author and editor of a Commentary on the CISG (2nd edition 2014; English edition forthcoming 2018). See the list of publications at http://www.peterandpartners.com/team/christoph-brunner/, publications, download list of publications.