Christian Ritter studied law in Fribourg. Following an internship with the Liechtenstein Court of Justice and as a member of the legal staff in the government of the Principality of Liechtenstein, he worked for five years in the law office of Dr. Hanspeter Jehle, passing his bar exam in 1995. In 1996, Christian Ritter also successfully qualified to become a judge and was appointed to the Liechtenstein Court of Justice in 1997. He officiated as a judge in civil and criminal cases and also as Chairman of the Juvenile Court until 2001. In addition, he was full member of the examining board for certified public accountants.
In 1997, Christian Ritter completed the post-graduate course in European and international business law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG). From 2005 to 2013, Christian Ritter was President of the Appeals Commission for Administrative Matters, from 2010 to 2012 President of the National Land Property Commission and from 2012 to 2014 President of the National Tax Commission. Christian Ritter is since 2015 a Judge at the Liechtenstein Constitutional Court, since 2018 its Vice-President.
This extensive wealth of experience ensures accuracy in formal matters and forensic analysis as well as a head start in terms of know-how during legal proceedings. Christian Ritter is a member of the Liechtenstein Chamber of Lawyers. He speaks German, English and French.