As Managing Counsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Živa oversees and coordinates the work of the ICC Court Secretariat’s case management teams in Paris, New York and Hong Kong, and soon also in Sao Paolo and Singapore. She previously acted as Counsel in charge of the case management team dealing predominantly with cases from the Eastern Mediterranean and the Gulf regions, which followed her work in the Eastern European and North American ICC case management teams. Prior to joining ICC, she worked as a clerk at the Ljubljana district court, as legal assistant to Professor Martin Hunter at Essex Court Chambers in London, as an associate in the Banking and Finance team at Schoenherr Rechtsanwälte Attorneys at Law in Vienna, and as legal counsel at the Bank of Slovenia. She is a qualified Slovenian lawyer and holds an L.L.M. in International Business and Commercial Law from King’s College London (KCL). She was a member of the first KCL’s team for the VIS Moot and KCL team’s main coach during the oral rounds in 2010, which the team won. She is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and French, and also speaks German, Croatian and Serbian.