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Lea Murphy



New York, 2020


Irish, Italian


Italian , English , French


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


+41 58 105 2000

Lea Murphy joined LALIVE in 2018.  She specialises in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration in a variety of sectors, with a focus on complex disputes involving major construction projects in the energy and civil infrastructure sectors.  She has acted as counsel and tribunal secretary in numerous arbitration proceedings under various procedural rules (including SHIAC, CIETAC, ICC, UNCITRAL and ICSID rules), governed by various procedural and substantive laws.

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).