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Isabella Cannatà



Italy, 2016




Italian , English , Spanish , French


35, Rue de la Mairie
P.O. Box 6569
1211 Geneva 6


+41 58 105 2000

Isabella Cannatà joined LALIVE in 2018. Her main areas of practice are international arbitration, including commercial and investment treaty arbitration, and public international law.

Isabella has acted as counsel and tribunal secretary in several international arbitration proceedings conducted under the aegis of different institutions (namely ICSID, PCA, ICC and CAM) and governed by various substantive and procedural laws, including Italian, Swiss, Iraqi, New York and public international law. Her experience spans across various business sectors, including energy, construction and banking. She has also advised international organisations and private entities on public international law matters.

Isabella is currently serving as Co-Chair of AIA-Arbit-40, and as board member of the Swiss Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club. She is also a member of Young ICCA and ASA Below 40.

Before joining LALIVE, Isabella worked at an Argentinian boutique law firm specializing in international arbitration and completed internships at LALIVE and at a global law firm in Paris.

Isabella Cannatà holds an Italian law degree from the University of Turin and LLM in International Legal Studies from NYU as a Dean’s Graduate Award scholar.