Prior to joining Peter & Kim 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
Construction & Engineering
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)
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions, University of Geneva (2020)
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)