María Cristina (MC) Rosales del Prado focuses her practice on international dispute resolution, with a special emphasis on international arbitration. She has experience in dealing with litigation and arbitration matters, with cross-border experience in the US, Europe and Latin America.
MC has also represented clients, including sovereign states, financial institutions, high-net-worth individuals, and multinational corporations, in complex litigations and arbitrations proceedings under the rules of the ICSID, ICC, DIS, LCIA, AAA and UNCITRAL Rules. In addition to her role as counsel, MC also sits as arbitrator.
Representing a global beverage company related to distribution agreements under AAA / ICDR Rules.
Defending a UK individual in an LCIA arbitration relating to breach of contract (seated in London), subject to English law.
Defending two US entities in related but separate ICC proceedings concerning alleged contractual breaches under agreements governed by US law.
Representing a German financial services provider in an ICSID arbitration brought under the Energy Charter Treaty against the Kingdom of Spain. The dispute concerned Spain’s changes to its feed-in-tariff regime for renewable energy.*
Acting as an arbitrator of an Arbitral Tribunal in an ICC arbitration related to an engineering contract concerning a major infrastructure project in Mexico which involves a Mexican State-owned entity.
Advising an Austrian company in arbitration proceedings against Romania in relation to a petrochemical refinery .
Advising Government of Albania in an ICSID arbitration arising out of the privatization scheme of Albanian state-owned entities .*
Representing a German pharmaceutical company in DIS and ICC arbitration proceedings against its distributor arising out of the termination of distributorship agreements.*
Representing an automobile manufacturer on its defense of customer claims.*
Representing a global industrial company in various ICC arbitration proceedings related to long term supply agreements governed by English and French laws.*
University of Michigan Law School, LLM, 2020
University of Saarland, Graduate Studies in European and International Law, 2016
Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), LLB, 2014 (JD Equivalent)
District of Columbia (Special Legal Consultant)
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