With dual qualification in civil and common law, a brilliant academic record, experience in the best Iberian law firms and extensive experience handling complex international arbitrations, Krystle Baptista represents a new generation of arbitrators, specialized in the field from the outset of their careers.
Krystle is an independent arbitration practitioner, who currently sits as an arbitrator and consultant. She takes part in commercial and investment arbitration proceedings under the main international rules (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, CIAC-IACAC, UNCITRAL, etc.). In 2022, the EU Commission included her in the list of arbitrators and experts suitable for appointment in cases under EU bilateral agreements with third countries.
Krystle has served as counsel, tribunal secretary or arbitrator in cases arising from construction projects, shareholder agreements, joint venture agreements, real estate projects, gas pricing, financial services agreements and other contractual disputes, as well as in investment arbitrations.
Krystle constantly works on updating her legal knowledge and regularly speaks, writes and teaches on international arbitration. She works in English and Spanish and speaks French and Portuguese. She is a dual national of Venezuela and Spain. Exceptionally, Krystle serves as a tribunal secretary in complex arbitrations.