Charlene Warner

Associate, New York

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Charlene is an Associate in Linklaters’ U.S. Dispute Resolution Practice. She has experience in complex commercial litigation and international arbitration.

Work highlights:

Charlene’s recent matters include:

  • Successful defense of a global mining company before the Delaware Court of Chancery in a statutory appraisal proceeding following a major U.S. acquisition
  • Successful representation of a Chilean joint venture in an ICC arbitration brought by international engineering companies in relation to an EPC contract for a power plant in Chile
  • Representing a West African sovereign and its public works instrumentality in federal litigation to enforce a foreign arbitral award 
  • Representing a major financial institution in federal antitrust opt-out and indirect purchasers’ actions alleging that foreign currency dealers conspired to manipulate benchmark currency exchange rates
  • Pro bono representation of a Philippine NGO in connection with an investigation by the USAID
 

Professional experience

Earlier in her career, Charlene served as an Assistant Counsel at the Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC) in Singapore, as a Case Counsel in the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) and as the Dispute Resolution Manager at the CPR Institute in New York. She was also a legal trainee in the international arbitration group at the Paris office of another magic circle firm where she worked on investor-state arbitration matters.

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 from 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 at the Brooklyn Journal of International Law. Charlene also represented Brooklyn Law School at the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria.

Charlene speaks English and Tagalog fluently and is conversant in French and Spanish.