Christophe von Krause is a partner in the White & Case international arbitration group, based in Paris. He has extensive experience of the major arbitration rules and institutions, such as the ICC, SIAC, LCIA, SCC, and ad hoc arbitration, including under the UNCITRAL rules. He also advises on pre-arbitration disputes and settlement agreements. His sector experience focuses, in particular, on infrastructure, construction, oil and gas, and corporate disputes. Christophe is head of the Africa dispute practice and has a track-record of disputes in Africa. He has also worked in various other jurisdictions worldwide, in particular in Asia, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe. He often represents Asian clients in these disputes. He teaches arbitration classes at Paris University.
Christophe is ranked as a leading arbitration practitioner and praised as making the ‘utmost effort to understand his clients‘ fundamental needs and having the capability to tailor the best strategy’ (Legal 500), „strategically-minded” with an „ability to distil complex issues“ and „reassures the client and makes it clear to them that their interests can be protected“ (Chambers Global). Christophe is also recognized by Who’s Who Legal in the fields of construction and arbitration.