Francisco Batlle is an associate in our International Dispute Resolution Practice Group, focusing on international law and arbitration. He specializes in constitutional, human rights and international law.

    Francisco advises sovereigns, individuals and companies in international legal proceedings. He is currently part of the team representing an oil and gas company and its subsidiaries in several international commercial arbitrations.

    Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Francisco was a law clerk at the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic. He also interned at the Colombian Commission of Jurists (CCJ) in Bogotá, where he worked on constitutional, human rights and humanitarian law matters. He further worked in a Dominican boutique law firm where he handled maritime and civil litigations.

    Francisco served as both President and Secretary-General of the Latin American Council of International and Comparative Law Scholars, Dominican Republic chapter (COLADIC-RD).

    Francisco works in English and Spanish.

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    Education

    • University of Nottingham, LL.M., 2015
    • Pontificia Univer. Catolica Madre y Maestra, LL.B., 2012

    Admissions

    • Dominican Republic, 2013

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • COLADIC-RD
    • UK Alumni Association of the Dominican Republic
    • Dominican Bar Association

    Languages

    • Spanish
    • English
    • Chevening Scholar, Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom, 2014-2015
    • Second Place, Ibero-american Moot Court Competition on International Law and Human Rights "Francisco Suárez S.J.," Javeriana University, Bogotá
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