Dr. Christoph K. Graber

Admitted in Switzerland (1987)

Christoph Graber is a member of the management committee and head of Prager Dreifuss’ Insurance & Reinsurance team. He is advising domestic and foreign insurers and reinsurers on contentious and non-contentious matters, and represents them in litigation in Switzerland or in international arbitration proceedings. Christoph has vast experience in the field of banking and financial services (PI and fidelity bonds), D&O, product liability, aviation and maritime insurance.

He is a Past Chair of the Insurance Committee of the International Bar Association and is listed in the Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, and in the Who’s Who Legal (“a key name in the Swiss market”). In the Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders 2019 Christoph Graber has been named as the only lawyer from continental Europe as a “Thought Leader” in “Insurance & Reinsurance”. In the Expert Guides of April 2018 he is listed in insurance and reinsurance law as the only Swiss-based expert in his area of expertise. In the Who’s Who Legal Switzerland 2017, 2018 and 2019 he is listed as the “most highly regarded practitioner” in insurance and reinsurance law. WWL says: “Mainstay of the market” – Christoph Graber is “one of the best individuals you will find in Switzerland” for insurance and reinsurance matters.

Christoph is also a member of the Dispute Resolution Team. He regularly acts for clients before courts and arbitration tribunals, in particular in contractual and commercial disputes.

Practice Areas


  • University of Bern (Dr. iur., 1990)
  • University of Bern (Fürsprecher, 1987)


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Versicherungsrecht
  • British Insurance Law Association
  • Bernischer Juristenverein
  • Swiss Arbitration Association