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Lea Murphy



Irish, Italian


English , French , Italian


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


+41 58 105 2000

Lea Murphy joined LALIVE in 2018 as an associate, after completing an internship at the firm.  Her main area of practice is international arbitration, including commercial and investment treaty arbitration. She has acted and advised in international arbitrations under SHIAC, CIETAC, ICC, and UNCITRAL rules.

Before joining LALIVE, Lea Murphy worked as a legal consultant in Shanghai, China (2011-2016). In her role as Senior Associate (2014-2016) in a legal consulting firm she advised European clients on business and corporate law related to China inbound investment. Lea Murphy holds an Italian Law degree from the University of Florence, an LL.M. in International Business Law from the National University of Singapore and East China University of Political Science and Law (2011) as well as an LL.M. from Cornell Law School (2017).