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Courtney Furner

Courtney Furner
Name and surname

Courtney Furner

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts (University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia), LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (University of Geneva and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland)


  • English
  • German
  • International arbitration
  • International commercial law and international commercial contracts
  • International investment arbitration
  • Litigation
Year of birth







Senior Associate (International Arbitration) LALIVE (Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-present)

Judicial Clerk to the Honourable Justice Robert Mazza, Supreme Court of Western Australia, Court of Appeal (Perth, Australia, 2015-2016)

Tutor (Civil Procedure), University of Western Australia Law School (Perth, Australia, 2015)

Associate (previously Legal Assistant) (Litigation and International Arbitration), Norton Rose Fulbright (Perth, Australia, 2010-2014)



‘Early Case Documents’, International Arbitration in Practice: A Comprehensive Guide with Samples & Explanations (Kluwer, forthcoming) (co-authored with Eliane Fischer)

Switzerland’, Global Legal Insights, International Arbitration (2018, 2022-2024 editions) (co-authored with Catherine Anne Kunz)

‘Jurisprudence of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in Setting Aside and Revision Proceedings Involving Investment Arbitration Awards (2020 to 2022): Strengthening Switzerland as a Pro-Arbitration Jurisdiction’, The Future of Swiss Arbitration (Jus Mundi), 2023 (co-authored with Vera Bykova and Vasiliki Drista)

‘The WTO’s Exclusive and Compulsory Jurisdiction v. Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Regional Trade Agreements: A Clash of Jurisdiction?’, Global Trade and Customs Journal, 15(1) 2020, pp. 24-30 (co-authored with Nadine Lederer and Claire Sergaki)

‘Eyeopeners – The Enlightening Effect of Site Visits in Construction Disputes’, International Bar Association Dispute Resolution International, 12(2) 2018, pp. 175-194 (coauthored with Bernd Ehle)

‘Uncertainty Regarding the Existence and Future of the Reciprocity Reservation Under the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (1958)’, TerraLex Connections, 2018

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