Dr. Lahra Liberti is Advisor on International Investment Law, Investment Division, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD, Paris. Prior to her appointment at the OECD, she worked as a Research Fellow in Public International Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London and at the University of Rome "La Sapienza". Lahra holds a law degree from the University of Rome "La Sapienza" (magna cum laude) and a doctorate in International Law and European Law from both the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and the University of Paris I "Panthéon-Sorbonne". She is a qualified attorney in Italy.
She has worked as a legal consultant for law firms in Rome and she has been visiting researcher at the United Nations, Geneva and at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg. She has also participated at the Centre for Studies and Research of the Hague Academy of International Law on "New Aspects of International Investment Law". She is the author of various articles on international investment law issues and specifically on investments and human rights. She has acted as editor-in-chief for a special issue of the International Law Forum (ILA Review) on the responsibility of multinational corporations under international law. She has lectured students at the University of Rome "La Sapienza".