Genevieve is an arbitration and litigation specialist, advising on the resolution of high-value international commercial disputes. Ranked in all legal directories, she is hailed as “first class” in Chambers UK, International Arbitration, 2024 and a “real stand out litigator” in Legal 500 UK, International Arbitration, 2023. 

Genevieve has acted in some of the world’s largest and most complex cross border disputes. Her experience covers a broad range of commercial matters in the telecommunications, energy, insurance, and financial services sectors, including shareholder and joint venture disputes. She has worked extensively on India-seated and India-related arbitrations, as well as CIS-related disputes.

She is experienced in the arbitration rules of all the major institutions, including the ICC, LCIA and AAA, as well as the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, and a variety of arbitral seats including London, Geneva, Stockholm, New York, and Vienna. She serves as arbitrator and is a Solicitor Advocate with rights of audience in the English High Court.


Genevieve is ranked in Chambers UK and is quoted as “first class”, “excellent” and “a pleasure to work with”.
Chambers UK, International Arbitration, 2024 

Genevieve is ranked as a “Next Generation Partner” and is recognised as a “real standout litigator”. “Bright, commercially savvy, and excellent to deal with. She’s also extremely hardworking and seemingly on-call 24/7”.
Legal 500, UK, International Arbitration, 2023

Genevieve is ranked as a “Next Generation Partner” and is recognised as a “a first-rate litigator in both the commercial court and arbitration”.
Legal 500, UK, International Arbitration, 2022 & 2021

Recent publications

Recent conferences

Baltic Arbitration Days
Arbitration in Disputes about Energy, Construction, and Climate Change
Riga, 3 June 2024

Istanbul Arbitration Days
Impact of International Sanctions on Arbitral Proceedings
Istanbul, 19 April 2024

Society of Construction Law – India International Conference
Advocacy in Construction Arbitration
Delhi, 10 December 2023

ILFA 2023 European Conference
The European Opportunity
London, 27 June 2023

Career history

  • Partner, LALIVE, 2021 – present
  • Counsel, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, 2009 – 2021

Academic qualifications

  • LLB, Victoria University (First Class Hons), New Zealand, 2003


  • Arbitration - International Commercial


  • Banking & Finance
  • Energy
  • Technology


  • English


  • Canadian
  • Irish


  • England & Wales, 2006 
  • New Zealand, 2003 (Barrister and Solicitor)
“A real stand-out litigator” Legal 500 UK Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration, 2024