Kristine Reina comes to us from the UK via the Middle East and Gibraltar. She qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Court in England with Clyde & Co in London and since then has extensive experience in high value disputes in the Middle East and Europe before qualifying in Gibraltar in 2021. Some of the more recent work includes:
- Representing a major international bank relating to procedural misconduct allegations;
- Defending an international airline in a commercial agency dispute;
- Representing an internationally renowned sports celebrity and associated corporate entities in a London based ICC arbitration relating to breaches of a branding and licensing agreement;
- Appearing on behalf of a subcontractor in two sets of Court proceedings in a dispute over unpaid sums associated with the completed works and prolongation costs for mixed utilisation projects.
Kristine has substantial experience in transactional matters involving the negotiation and development of a wide range of commercial project documentation and investment instruments including the preparation of contract documents for notable hospitality and leisure projects, commercial and residential developments, infrastructure works and power plants. She was instrumental to winning the Award of the Arbitration Team of the Year at the Middle East Legal Awards in 2017.
A polyglot Kristine is fluent in Latvian and Russian as well as intermediate level Spanish.