Christine Chappuis has been Dean of the Law Faculty at the University of Geneva since 2012, the first women to hold this position.
She is also a professor at the Law Faculty, where she teaches methodology, contract and tort law. Her research focuses on these fields as well as on international contracts and the international harmonization of contract law.
She is a former president of the Geneva Law Society and University of Geneva General Assembly of Professors. Admitted to the Bar, she was active as a counsel to Geneva law firms before joining the University in 1999.
Professer Chappuis is author and editor of several important books and papers focusing on, among other subjects, the harmonization of contract law and contract practice.