She has extensive experience in public international law, international negotiations, and strategy building. She works with international organisations but also for international civil servants. She has a wide-ranging portfolio of international clients.
She is registered as a European lawyer with The Hague Orde Van Advocaten (Netherlands) and a member of the Marseille Bar (France). She practices in English, French, and Spanish.
During her career, she held positions in private practice as well as in the international civil service and served as Deputy Legal Adviser at the Embassy of France in the Netherlands.
She co-founded the consultancy firm Grotius Chambers and founded her specialised law firm MVAAL.
She obtained her Bar Certificate from the Paris Bar School (École de formation professionnelle des barreaux de la cour d’appel de Paris). She graduated in International Administrative Law and International Law from the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France). She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas and Universidad del Rosario, Bogota (Colombia).