Christoph Gramlich

Associate, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

Christoph Gramlich is an associate in White & Case's International Arbitration Practice Group. He advises clients in construction, energy, civil liability and M&A matters in all phases of national and cross-border disputes.  Christoph has experience in litigation, arbitration (under the ICC, UNCITRAL and DIS rules) and alternative dispute resolution (e.g. dispute adjudication).

Prior to joining White & Case, Christoph gained more than two years of experience in the field of dispute resolution as an intern, trainee, research assistant and Rechtsanwalt at several other international law firms in Paris, Munich and Frankfurt. In addition, he was a trainee at an international institution in Brussels.

Bars and Courts
Rechtsanwalt
Education
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe
First State Exam
University of Konstanz
Languages
German
English
French

Experience

Multinational Main Contractor
Representation of a multinational main contractor in an ICC arbitration about delays, defects and variations against the Central American state employer.

Indian Construction Company
Representation of the client in two separate arbitration proceedings (ICC and UNCITRAL) against an Arab state (relating to force majeure and delayed payment in energy construction projects).

European Wind Turbine Manufacturer*
Representation of a European wind turbine manufacturer in DAB proceedings about variations, delays and defects against a German wind farm employer and operator.

German Energy Supplier*
Representation of a German energy supplier in a litigation about delayed grid connection against a Dutch transmission system operator.

Chinese-German Supplier*
Representation of a Chinese-German supplier of photovoltaic technology in pre-litigation/arbitration negotiations about delayed payment and defects concerning an international photovoltaics power plant in the Philippines.

*Matters prior to joining White & Case

Publications

Contradicting Party-appointed Experts: German Perspective on the Obligation of Arbitral Tribunals to Appoint a Neutral Expert, Kluwer Arbitration Blog 19 May 2020

Contradictory Party-Appointed Experts: Obligation for a Tribunal-Appointed Expert? (Widersprüchliche Parteisachverständige: Pflicht zur Bestellung eines schiedsgerichtlichen Sachverständigen?), German Arbitration Journal (SchiedsVZ) 2019, Pages 233–242

Jurisdiction over Consumer Contracts under Brussels Ibis – Issues in Case of a Change of Domicile by any Party (Gerichtsstände der EuGVVO in Verbrauchersachen – Probleme bei Umzug einer Partei), Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (EuZW) 2017, Pages 213–218

Judicial Control of Standard Contract Terms in Commercial Transactions according to the Draft Common European Sales Law and German Law (Richterliche Kontrolle nicht ausgehandelter Vertragsklauseln im unternehmerischen Geschäftsverkehr nach dem Vorschlag für ein Gemeinsames Europäisches Kaufrecht und nach deutschem Recht), European Union Private Law Review (GPR) 2014, Pages 62–73