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Christopher Moger QC practices from London and from his office in Hong Kong, where he is a member of Pump Court International.

Christopher now practices as a full-time Arbitrator. His work at the Bar was initially weighted towards construction litigation but after appointment as Queen’s Counsel he focused on commercial litigation, insurance disputes, and latterly international commercial arbitration. He was recommended as a leading silk in Legal 500 (UK and Asia Pacific) and in Chambers & Partners UK and is ranked in Band 1 of International Arbitration: Arbitrators by the Legal 500 UK who describe him as “A very dedicated arbitrator whose reputation precedes him. Absolutely top notch as a full-time arbitrator and as good as anyone”. 

Christopher has recent experience of virtual hearings involving parties, counsel, and arbitrators in different continents, oral testimony with interpreters, live transcript, and live documents.

  • A very dedicated arbitrator whose reputation precedes him. Absolutely top notch as a full-time arbitrator and as good as anyone.
  • He is an excellent advocate, and he has been able to transfer his skills seamlessly into his role as an arbitrator.
  • An excellent barrister and arbitrator, who sits on a lot of China-related matters.
  • Quite simply one of the best barristers to work with, both as counsel and arbitrator.
  • Exactly what clients want in an arbitrator: diligent, penetrating and civil.
  • He is fiercely intelligent and has a tremendous work ethic, as well as a great mind for detail.
  • Excellent judgment and miraculous attention to detail.

Featured Arbitration cases


Party appointed arbitrator in an HKIAC Administered Arbitration in relation to a dispute arising under a share purchase agreement for the acquisition by the Claimant, (a mainland Chinese group) of the shares in a financial technology service company from a Cayman Island company supported by a US guarantor. Fraudulent valuation of the target company is alleged. Hong Kong Seat. Hong Kong Law (with Mr Patrick Norton, and Professor Doug Jones AO).


Party appointed arbitrator in an ICC Arbitration seated in Seoul in relation to a dispute arising out of the purported exercise by the purchaser of shares in a Korean Company of a put option in relation to the shares. Approximately USD 350m claimed. Issues about the validity of the put option and the valuation of the shares arise. Korean Law applies (with Mr Nicolas Wiegand and Ms Juliet Blanch).


Party appointed arbitrator in an ICC arbitration seated in London in relation to a dispute between a Korean Main Contractor and Iraqi subcontractors arising out of the construction of an oil refinery in Iraq (with Ms Anneliese Day QC and Mr Ismail Selim).


Party appointed arbitrator in an ad hoc arbitration under UNCITRAL Rules in relation to the alleged mismanagement of the development of an offshore gas field in the East China Sea and breaches of contract and of good faith in relation to the enforcement of agreements for the sale of gas: PRC law: Hong Kong seat; over US$ 300m involved (with Dr Klaus Sachs and Professor Bernard Hanotiau).


Presiding arbitrator in an ICC Arbitration seated in Singapore relating to the development and licensing of new pharmaceutical products produced in Korea for sale in the EU (with Mr Matthew Gearing QC and Mr Horace Wong S.C.).


Party appointed arbitrator in a patent licence renewal dispute between a PRC distributor of licensed mobile technology and a US patent holder. HKIAC Administered Arbitration with Beijing seat. PRC Law. (with Professor Anselmo Reyes and Mr Zhang Yulin).


President of an ICC Tribunal (with Mr Lee Eng Beng SC and Mr Christopher Lau SC) in a SGD 400m dispute in Singapore involving allegations of fraud in connection to a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of an hotel in Singapore: ICC Rules; Singapore seat.


Presiding Arbitrator in a London arbitration under LCIA rules between a PRC company and a Ghanaian State owned corporation in relation to a project for the development of natural resources in Ghana. English Law (with Mr Ricky Diwan QC and Mr Patrick Zheng).


Party appointed arbitrator in relation to a dispute between two international private equity investment businesses relating to the acquisition of a logistics group in Korea. Korean Law. HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules (with Professor Doug Jones AO and Professor Hi-Taek Shin).


Sole Arbitrator (appointed by HKIAC) in a US$135m dispute between Western (US and German) investors in a PRC joint venture for the provision of internet services in the PRC and the Chinese Founders of the Company about the exercise of put options, termination of the joint venture, non-payment of sums due and damages: HKIAC Rules; Hong Kong Law and seat.


Party appointed arbitrator in a dispute between a Kazakhstan Bank and European finance company arising out of an allegedly fraudulent scheme causing damage to the Claimant – English and Kazakhstan law; LCIA Rules; London seat (with Sir Gordon Langley and Mr David Sutton).

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 Rankings

4 Pump Court is delighted that Members of Chambers have been recognised for their work in the Asia Pacific region by the...

Christopher Moger QC

Christopher Moger QC has taken the decision to complete the transition of his practice from that of Counsel to full time...

For assistance, please contact Jon Robinson or Luke Abrahams:

T: +44 (0)20 7842 5555
E: jrobinson@4pumpcourt.com
E: labrahams@4pumpcourt.com

  • Trained mediator
  • Chairman Lloyd’s Disciplinary Committee
  • Commissioner, Alderney Gambling Control Commission (2014)
  • Deputy High Court Judge (1999)
  • Recorder (1992)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb)
  • HKIAC Panel of Arbitrators
  • SIAC Panel of Arbitrators (Singapore)
  • Asian International Arbitration Centre Panel of Arbitrators (Kuala Lumpur)
  • KCAB International Panel of Arbitrators (Korea)
  • CIETAC Panel of Arbitrators (Beijing and Hong Kong)
  • Court of Arbitration for Art – panel member
  • ADR Chambers (International)

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