Christina assists corporations and states with complex commercial litigation, and domestic and international arbitration matters, including enforcing foreign judgments and awards. She is recognized by GAR's Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2021 and 2020 as a future leader, and was recognized by the 2020 and 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in commercial arbitration. Christina regularly advises clients in contractual disputes and investor-state disputes, in energy, mining, infrastructure and transportation industries.
Christina is a seasoned disputes counsel having appeared before all levels of Ontario court, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench and before domestic and international arbitral tribunals. She has acted on commercial arbitrations under UNCITRAL, AAA/ICDR, ADRIC, BCICAC, ICC and the CPR rules, as well as on investor-state arbitrations under ICSID, UNCITRAL and NAFTA.
Christina is active in the global and Canadian arbitration bar: she is on the ICDR International Advisory Committee (subcommittee for ICDR Publications and Education), the VP of Education and Events for Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP), was an executive board member of the ICDR, Young and International (ICDR Y&I), and served on the ICDR Y&I Global Advisory Board; she is a North American Regional Representative for the LCIA's Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) ; and was a founding steering committee member of the Firm's International Arbitration Associates Forum and Women in Arbitration group.
Christina received her LLM from Erasmus University Rotterdam, her JD from the University of Ottawa, and her BA from Utrecht University. She is a dual citizen of Canada and Italy, and has lived in Canada, the Netherlands and Switzerland.