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Emilie McConaughey



France, 2012
Geneva (foreign lawyer), 2013


French, American


French , English , German , Spanish


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


+41 58 105 2000

Emilie McConaughey joined LALIVE in 2012. She specializes in international arbitration, both commercial and investment treaty arbitration, and has experience in a variety of sectors, including energy, mining, construction and telecommunications. She acts as counsel and as administrative secretary to arbitral tribunals in a number of international arbitral proceedings, both ad hoc (UNCITRAL) and administered under the rules of ICSID, ICC, SCC, Swiss Rules and CEPANI. She also advises on public international law matters.

Emilie McConaughey is a member of the firm’s pro bono committee and assists in the preparation of the Revue des revues for the Journal du Droit International (Clunet).

She is a member of ASA below 40, CFA-40, ICDR Young & International, ArbitralWomen and the Foreign Lawyers’ Commission of the Geneva Bar Association (CABE-ODA).

Emilie McConaughey holds a Master in Law from the bilingual French-German program of the Université de Paris Nanterre and Universität Potsdam (2011) and graduated from the Haute Ecole des Avocats Conseils (HEDAC) (2012).


Wholesale electricity trading contracts: Calculation of damages from non-performance – An increasingly relevant issue

Noradèle Radjai, Jaime Gallego, Emilie McConaughey, 2020

LALIVE Blog, May 2020

From Port Harcourt to Hamburg: The Switzerland v. Nigeria dispute

Emilie McConaughey, 2019

LALIVE Blog, June 2019

LALIVE - Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court – LALIVE Pre-Moot Conference

Dispute Resolution under the ECT – QUO VADIS?

21/02/2020 Geneva Emilie McConaughey Speaker: Recent developments in investment arbitrations brought under the ECT

For more information, see the programme.