BENZ 
 

AVOCATS SA

Christian E. Benz

Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, MCIArb

PARTNER

EDUCATION
 

2010

European Mediation Training for Practitioners of Justice (EMTPJ), Certificate of the 
Association of International Arbitration AIA, Brussels, on Civil and Commercial 
Mediation, Brussels, Belgium

 

2004 

MCIArb 
 

1993 

Certificate of European (EC) Business Law, University of St. Gallen for Business
Administration, Economics, Law and Social Sciences (HSG), Switzerland

 

1977

Foreign Associate with the law firm of Fried, Frank, Shriver, Harris & Kampelman,
Washingtong, D.C., USA

 

1977 

George Town University, Washington, D.C., USA, introduction to the US American
Legal System for foreign lawyers, summer course

 

1975 

Admitted to the Bar 
 

1973 

Doctor of Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, 
magna cum laude 

 

1971 - 1975

Law Clerk in criminal and civil matters at the District Court and the Court of Appeal 
of the State (Canton) of Zurich

1970
Summer Course in International Public Law at the International Court of Justice, 
The Hague, Netherlands

 

1969 - 1971 

Max Planck Institute for International Public Law and the Law of Nations, 
Heidelberg, Germany, special fellow-ship 

 

1969 

License of law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, 
magna cum laude 

 

1964 - 1969 

Law Schools of the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne (French speaking), 
both Switzerland



ARBITRATION

  • Member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), London , England

 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Swiss Bar Association 

  • Zurich Bar Association

  • Swiss Association for Arbitration

  • Swiss Association for Insurance Law

  • International Association for Insurance Law (AIDA)

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Transportrecht e.V.