Ms Laila Hamzi is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins. She is an Australian-qualified solicitor and member of the firm’s international arbitration practice group. Her practice focuses on international arbitration and public international law. Ms Hamzi also has extensive commercial experience, having worked in banking and finance, and mergers and acquisitions law in Australia, and in commercial litigation in London.
Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Ms Hamzi was a judicial assistant at the International Court of Justice where she worked on several state-to-state disputes. She has also worked as a legal researcher at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, in London, and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
Ms Hamzi graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2010 with a BSc in genetics and an LLB with honours. She graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2014 with an LLM in public international law (distinction).