Charlene is an associate in the General Practice Group of Linklaters’ New York office. She has experience in complex commercial litigation and international arbitration.
Charlene’s recent matters include:
- Representing a Chilean company in an ICC arbitration brought by international engineering companies in relation to an EPC Contract for a power plant in Chile
- Defending a global mining company in a Delaware appraisal litigation following a major U.S. acquisition
- Defending a multinational financial services company in a civil antitrust opt-out litigation related to benchmark rates
Earlier in her career, Charlene served as an Assistant Counsel at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre in Singapore, as a Case Counsel in the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and as the Dispute Resolution Manager at the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution in New York. She was also a legal trainee in the international arbitration group at the Paris office of another magic circle firm.
Education and qualifications
Charlene studied political science and law at the University of the Philippines and has an LLM, with Merit, in Energy and Natural Resources Law at Queen Mary University of London. She obtained her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, at Brooklyn Law School achieving a certificate in International Law with distinction and was an Associate Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law.
Charlene speaks English and Tagalog/Filipino fluently and is conversant in French.