Claude Chase

Claude Chase

Baker McKenzie Switzerland SA


An Associate in Baker McKenzie's Geneva office, Claude Chase is an international trade lawyer with over a decade of experience in WTO law and dispute settlement. Claude has extensive experience advising sovereign and private sector clients on how to leverage WTO rules and dispute settlement procedures to achieve their international trade objectives.

Claude previously served as a Dispute Settlement Lawyer at the WTO Appellate Body Secretariat, where he provided legal advice and assistance to adjudicators of the Appellate Body in the context of appeals before the WTO dispute settlement system.

Practice Focus

Claude's practice focuses on WTO law and litigation. He advises clients on the full spectrum of matters regulated under WTO treaties, and appears before WTO adjudicators in disputes between WTO member States.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Society of International Economic Law
  • International Law Association (Caribbean Branch)


  • St. Lucia~Switzerland (2010)


  • University of Amsterdam (LL.M., International Trade and Investment Law) (2010)
  • University of the West Indies (LL.B.) (2007)


  • English