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Christoph Schreuer

Christoph Schreuer

zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbHStubenbastei 2Entrance Zedlitzgasse 7ViennaAustriaA-1010

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Arbitration 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Christoph Schreuer receives extensive praise from peers as "probably the world's leading expert on investment arbitration" and "in his own league in investment cases".


Christoph Schreuer is of counsel at zeiler.partners and a well-known expert for investment protection and public international law. He has written expert opinions in many investment cases and has served as arbitrator in ICSID and UNCITRAL cases. Currently he is working as an independent expert and arbitrator in investment cases.

During his long career, Christoph has authored numerous articles and books. He regularly gives lectures and is a member of, inter alia, the ICSID Panel of Conciliators and Arbitrators and numerous international editorial boards. He is the author of The ICSID Convention: A Commentary (2001; second edition, 2009).

Christoph is a graduate of the Universities of Vienna (Dr iur, 1966), Cambridge (LLM, 1970) and Yale (JSD, 1979). During his academic career he was an assistant professor at the University of Graz, and a professor of law at the University of Salzburg, the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Vienna. He is fluent in English and German.

zeiler.partners is a dispute resolution boutique, focusing on international commercial and investment arbitration, commercial litigation and employment law. The firm has recently been very active in energy-related disputes and post-M&A as well as construction disputes. The partners of the firm are also well known for their experience in international law and investment arbitration.

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