Dr. Féliz De Jesús is skilled in public international law and international arbitration, with a focus on Latin American disputes. He regularly advises private sector clients, State-owned companies and sovereign States. He has acted as counsel in institutional and ad hoc arbitrations (ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC). He practices bilingually in English and in Spanish, is fluent in French and has a working knowledge of German, Portuguese and Italian.
Dr. Féliz De Jesús has provided advice on investment treaty arbitration law, on the international legal protection available for transnational investments, on the domestic law applicable to international investments, on the enforcement of international arbitral awards, on construction law and on numerous areas of public international law, such as maritime delimitation issues, the law of the sea, the law of state responsibility, the law of treaties and international humanitarian law.
Prior to joining Baker Botts in 2014, Dr. Féliz De Jesús was an associate at an international law and international arbitration boutique law firm in London. He is a doctor in public international law from the University of Oxford. He was also a University Trainee (2010-2011) at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), in The Hague, where he clerked for Judges Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf and Sir Christopher Greenwood.