Karina Cherro undertook her law studies at the Universidad de la República in Montevideo (Uruguay), where in 2003 obtained her title of Doctor of Law and Social Sciences. In 2005, she received her LL.M. in International Law, Investments Trade and Arbitration from the University of Heidelberg and the University of Chile.
Since 2005, Karina Cherro has dedicated to work, researching and publishing on topics related to international arbitration. She assisted the Director for Latin America of the International Court of Arbitration, at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and was an Associate Lawyer at DJ Arbitration.
As well, she performed consultancies related to Free Trade Agreements and Trade Negotiations, to international organizations and the Chilean and foreign governments, at TLC Consulting.
In 2017 she obtained her Diploma in Regulatory Law at Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, and focused her professional practice on electricity law, regulatory law and antitrust areas at Quintanilla & Busel Niedmann, where she worked as Of Counsel for almost five years.