Christine is an independent arbitrator at The Arbitration Chambers in Singapore and a door tenant of Fountain Court Chambers in London and Singapore.
A dual-qualified lawyer, she is educated in both the civil law and the common law traditions, and she is admitted to the Paris Bar and as a solicitor in England and Wales. Christine has extensive experience in international arbitration and a substantial practice in both Asia and Europe.
Christine has served as arbitrator in arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, SIAC as well as in ad hoc arbitrations. She has also acted as sole arbitrator in expedited proceedings.
Her experience spans a broad range of commercial disputes, including joint venture and shareholder disputes, construction and infrastructure projects, shipping, shipbuilding, heavy machinery manufacturing, agency and distributorship agreements, sale of goods and general contractual disputes. She has handled issues in relation to the law applicable to the contract, to the seat of arbitration and challenges to jurisdiction, and she has conducted several arbitrations with non-participating respondents.
Prior to launching her career as independent arbitrator, Christine started practicing international arbitration at Shearman & Sterling in London. Thereafter, she joined the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) as counsel where she oversaw the administration of over 200 arbitrations. In 2014, Christine moved to Singapore where she joined The Arbitration Chambers and was appointed Tribunal Secretary to over 80 arbitral tribunals under all major arbitral institutions (including ICC, HKIAC, LCIA, SIAC, ICDR and KLRCA arbitrations) as well as in ad hoc arbitrations.
As adjunct professor, Christine teaches International Arbitration at the University of Toulouse 1, and regularly lectures at other reputable institutions. She also often speaks at international arbitration conferences.
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