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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Arbitration 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

"He is probably the world's leading expert on investment arbitration"
"Christoph is in his own league in investment cases"
"There are few who can compare to him when it comes to his knowledge of investment treaty arbitration"
"A force as an arbitrator in investment arbitrations"


Christoph Schreuer is Of Counsel at Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich 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 Floyd Zadkovich is an international commercial law firm with offices in New York, Vienna, London, Mexico City, Chicago, Houston and Sydney. One of the main practice areas the firm specializes in is international commercial arbitration, adding to employment, shipping, litigation, commodities and energy specializations.

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