Louis Christe

Louis Christe

Senior Associate
MLaw, LL.M., Attorney at Law




Direct phone: +41 58 658 57 24

Curriculum Vitae

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Areas of activity: Litigation Arbitration

Louis Christe is a Senior Associate in the Litigation and Arbitration Team. He advices in commercial disputes and represents parties in both domestic and international arbitrations, before State Courts as well as in enforcement proceedings and legal assistance matters.

Louis Christe’s expertise covers complex cases involving different jurisdictions, authorities and languages. Louis Christe has especially gained experience in commercial disputes under institutional arbitration rules (including ICC, LCIA and Swiss Rules). Louis Christe worked in numerous complex and high-value arbitrations in different industries, such as post M&A disputes, distribution, purchase and service agreements, construction and aviation. His professional experience also includes complex proceedings before State Authorities also conducted in Italian and in French.

Louis Christe studied law at the University of Fribourg (MLaw 2015) and at the East China University of Political Science and Law. During his studies, he worked as an intern in a major law firm in Geneva. After his studies and before joining Walder Wyss as an associate, he worked as a trainee lawyer at Walder Wyss Zurich and Lugano as well as a legal counsel for an accounting firm.

Louis Christe speaks Italian, French, German and English.

Interim measures in Swiss arbitration: a comparative perspective in light of the recent Italian reform

Recent Developments in Swiss Arbitration: A Modern Framework to a Classical Picture

U.S. Courts' Assistance to International Arbitrations: Recent Developments and Impact on Arbitrations Seated in Switzerland

Recent Amendments of Swiss Law and of the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration in relation to Corporate Law Disputes

The U.S. Supreme Court closes the door on discovery in support of international commercial arbitration

Recent jurisprudence of the Swiss Federal Tribunal in international arbitration

The door remains open for discovery in support of international commercial arbitration in the U.S.

The Use of 28 U.S.C. § 1782 in Swiss Seated Arbitrations

The Effects of the Brexit on the Lugano Convention – A Matter of Time

A Breath of Fresh Air for Swiss Arbitration: New Centre and Revised Rules

The Swiss Federal Tribunal as authority of appeal in international sport arbitration

Limitation of Claims against the Estate