María Cristina is Senior Associate of the Dispute Resolution and Public Law practice areas. She advises and represents national and international clients in highly complex arbitration and judicial disputes.
Within her professional experience, María Cristina has worked in international firms such as King & Spalding in New York and White & Case in Paris, where she was part of the International Arbitration practice areas advising clients in international commercial arbitration and investment arbitration. She has participated in multiple arbitration proceedings in the construction, infrastructure and natural resources industries in Latin America, Europe and Asia. In Colombia, María Cristina was legal advisor to the Office of the Attorney General of the Nation in international criminal law and international humanitarian law, and an associate of Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta in the Dispute Resolution and Investment Protection practice areas.
María Cristina is lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá and has a Master’s degree in International Legal Studies from the University of New York. She is also admitted to the New York State Bar.
She has been professor of international public law and the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.