Konstantin Christie is a partner at Peter & Kim in Geneva. For the past 15 years, his practice has focused on international commercial and investment arbitration, with clients often coming from the oil, gas and electricity sectors, as well as heavy industry.
A US attorney based in Europe for almost 15 years, he regularly handles cases under various civil laws in a variety of energy sector projects in Europe, Russia and the former CIS (being also a Russian speaker). Some of the recurring matters include gas-price reviews, production sharing agreements, electricity pricing and electrical grid issues, as well construction of power-generating (renewable and nuclear) and mining facilities. Most recently, his practice centred on long-term energy supply agreements in the MENA and Asian regions.
Konstantin was admitted to the Bars of New York & Massachusetts in 2007, and trained in Geneva and Paris. He has a law degree (JD) from Suffolk University and Bachelor of Science (Criminal Justice) degree from Northeastern University in Boston.
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