Amélie
Oppliger

MLaw
Junior Associate

aoppliger@peterandkim.com +41 58 317 70 70
Bar admission
Geneva Bar (in process)
Nationalities
Swiss
Languages
French, English, German, Spanish
Location
Geneva

PROFESSIONAL
PRACTICE

Prior to joining Peter & Partners International as a Junior Associate, Amélie Oppliger has gained considerable experience working for a Trustee, as well as for Governmental and Non-Governmental Agencies. She graduated with a Master in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2017) and a Bachelor in International Relations from the University of Geneva (2014).
She is active in international commercial and investment arbitration and assists in a number of ad hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings, e.g. under the ICC Rules.

Areas of
Expertise

  • Arbitration / Litigation
  • Public International Law
  • Private International Law
  • Commercial Contracts

Industry
Sector

  • Construction & Engineering Icon Construction & Engineering
  • Oil Icon Oil
  • Counsel in an arbitration under ICC Rules for a major mining and metallurgy consortium with more than USD 500 million in dispute, with Swiss law applicable.
  • Counsel in a long-running ad hoc arbitration arising out of a dispute between a state-owned enterprise and a sovereign state in the oil sector, involving aspects of public international law.
  • Counsel in an arbitration under UNCITRAL Rules arising out of a dispute between a Canadian company and two mainland Chinese companies in relation to an unconventional gas project in China.
  • Assistant to the Tribunal in an arbitration under ICC Rules stemming from the production sharing agreement for oil and gas in Asia-Pacific region.
  • Assistant to the Tribunal in a commercial arbitration concerning cooper concentrate trading, with Swiss law applicable.
  • Administrative Assistant at Cone Marshall (Suisse) Trustee Sàrl, Geneva (2018-2019)
  • Trainee at Amnesty International, Bern (2017-2018)
  • Research Collaborator in Public International Law at the Global Migration Centre, Geneva (2016)
  • Trainee at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Bern (2014)
  • Official Representative of an NGO at the United Nations Office in Geneva (2012-2013)
  • Upgrading Program in Law (Equivalent to Bachelor of Law), University of Geneva (2019)
  • Master in International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (2017)
  • Bachelor in International Relations, University of Geneva (2014)