Christina Charemi is an associate in Orrick's Geneva office, whose practice focuses on international dispute settlement and intellectual property. Her case experience has encompassed high-value international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations in a range of industrial sectors, including technology, banking, international trade, construction and energy. Prior to joining Orrick, Christina worked as an associate in the dispute resolution department of a magic circle law firm in both Germany and Hong Kong, and as Counsel at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.
Christina has acted for clients in both ad hoc and institutional arbitrations under most major procedural rulesets, including the ICSID Convention, UNCITRAL Rules, ICC, LCIA, HKIAC and the Swiss Rules. She has represented a range of clients, including major financial institutions, technology groups, Fortune 500 companies and commodities traders. She has also acted as Tribunal Secretary in emergency international arbitration proceedings under the HKIAC Rules.
Christina's experience in arbitration is complemented by her practice and background in intellectual property. Having studied and worked in the Silicon Valley, Christina has frequently written and advised on matters of international intellectual property law, particularly those at the junction with international arbitration.