She is a member of the FERRERE international arbitration team and provides her professional services in analyzing and consulting on important investment arbitration processes administered by ICSID. Natalia also advises local and transnational companies on queries regarding banking and personal data regulation in Bolivia. She also has experience at the firm on matters of anticorruption and codes of conduct and business ethics.
Before joining the firm, Natalia collaborated at the prestigious international law firm of Costantino Studio Legale, in Padua, Italy, part of a European group of large firms, where she did law research in the field of international investment arbitration.
Natalia completed her graduate studies at Universitá degli Studi di Padova (Italy), with specialization in international arbitration. She graduated cum laude for her master’s thesis focusing on recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in countries forming part of the trade block Mercado Común del Sur (“MERCOSUR”).
She has published articles on arbitration in important legal reviews such as the UCB Law Review (a publication of Universidad Católica Boliviana). She has also published articles on the international law platform for academic and professional interaction Very Young Arbitration Blog (VYAB) for young people with an interest in arbitration. She is a columnist for the digital newspaper Guardiana.
She is Vice President for Bolivia of the international Data Management Association (DAMA), where she focuses on issues of Ethics in Personal Data Management.
As part of her community activities she has been a member of the Art Shapers association, supporting emerging artists and new endeavors. She also prepares and supports social projects for the La Paz Hub of Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.