Khristine is a Philippine-qualified lawyer and a Chevening Scholar of the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office. She holds an LL.M. degree in Public International Law from Queen Mary University of London, an LL.M. degree in Cross Border and Regional Practice from the University of the Philippines, an LL.B. degree from San Beda University (Philippines), and a BA in Social Science degree (Area Studies – Asia) from the University of the Philippines.
Prior to joining Volterra Fietta, Khristine completed her legal internship at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg, Germany, and at the International Maritime Organisation Headquarters in London, United Kingdom. She also completed a training at the Eighth Yeosu Academy of the Law of the Sea from the Korean Maritime Institute and a Professional Fellowship at the Polk County Criminal Court and Justice Center in Iowa, United States of America under the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Program of the U.S. Department of State.
Before coming to the UK, Khristine worked as a Law Clerk (Court Attorney) at the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Prior to that, she was the Chief of Staff and a Legislative Lawyer for a Senior Member of the Philippine Senate.
LL.M. in Public International Law, Queen Mary University of London
LL.M. In Cross Border and Regional Practice, University of the Philippines
LL.B., San Beda University (Philippines)
BA in Social Science, University of the Philippines
Filipino and English