Legal Counsel, ICSD, USA

Leah specializes in international dispute resolution, with a focus on investment treaty and commercial arbitration. Leah is Legal Counsel at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), an organization of the World Bank Group established for the resolution of disputes between sovereign States and foreign investors, where she serves as tribunal secretary in investment treaty arbitration proceedings. Prior to joining ICSID in 2019, Leah worked for a number of years at a leading arbitration practice in Nairobi, where she represented parties in multi-million-dollar complex arbitrations ranging from commercial, investment treaty and commodity disputes. She actively participates in leadership initiatives and was formerly a LCIA-YIAG regional representative for Kenya. Leah holds degrees from the World Trade Institute, Switzerland (Master of International Law & Economics) and the University of Nairobi (LL.B) and is admitted to practice law in Kenya.

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Now in its 10th year, the East Africa International Arbitration Conference 2023 will take place in Hotel Verde Zanzibar on the 23rd to 25th August 2023. The conference, themed: A golden age, celebrating the past and the future of International Arbitration in Africa, will be a celebration of a journey as we take time to review the last 10 years, providing practical plans to position the continent to play a beneficial role in the advancement of the Arbitration Industry.