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Genevieve Poirier

Partner

Admission

Solicitor, England & Wales (2006)
Barrister and Solicitor, New Zealand (2003)
Solicitor Advocate (Higher Courts, Civil Proceedings)

Nationality

Canadian, Irish

Languages

English

London

9 Cloak Lane, London,
EC4R 2RU,
United Kingdom

Contact

+44 20 3880 1540

Genevieve Poirier joined LALIVE’s London office in 2021. She is an arbitration and litigation specialist, advising on the resolution of high-value international commercial disputes. Her experience covers a broad range of commercial matters, including cross-border disputes in the telecommunications, oil and gas, insurance, shipping and financial services sectors, as well as shareholder and joint venture disputes.

Genevieve is experienced with the major institutional rules, including ICC, LCIA and AAA, and a variety of arbitral seats including London, Stockholm, New York, and Vienna. She is also a solicitor advocate with rights of audience in the English High Court. She has worked extensively on India-seated and India-related disputes, and CIS-client and CIS-related disputes. She has acted in some of the world’s largest and most complex arbitrations and was recognised as a ‘Future Leader – Arbitration’ by Who’s Who Legal in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Prior to joining LALIVE as partner, Genevieve was Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. She graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand in 2003 (LLB First Class Honours).

Genevieve Poirier is “a first-rate litigator in both the commercial court and arbitration”.

Legal 500, United Kingdom, Commercial Litigation (Premium), 2021 (Key Individual)

Genevieve Poirier is a “Name to Note” and “Key Lawyer”

Legal 500, United Kingdom, International Arbitration Tier 1, 2021

Genevieve is recognised as a “Future Leader”.

Who’s Who Legal, United Kingdom, Arbitration, 2020

Genevieve is recognised as a “Future Leader”.

Who’s Who Legal, United Kingdom, Arbitration, 2019

Genevieve is recognised as a “Future Leader”.

Who’s Who Legal, United Kingdom, Arbitration, 2018