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Associate professor representing Sweden in world-leading dispute resolution institute

Patricia Shaughnessy, associate professor in Procedural Law at Stockholm University, has been appointed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) World Council to serve as an alternate member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the world’s leading arbitral institution, where she will be entrusted with the most important task - to ensure the Court’s efficient processes and reliability.

Patricia Shaughnessy started the master programme in International Commercial Arbitration Law at Stockholm University (ICAL) nearly 20 years ago, and has since then taught within other related areas of law at SULaw.

Patricia Shaughnessy, Associate Professor and senior lecturer at Stockholm University, has an academic career in arbitration stretching far back in time, consisting of practical experience as an arbitrator and in-depth expertise as a teacher and researcher in the field. 

For over a decade, Patricia was  an active member of the Board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), where she contributed to developing the policies, rule-making and  administration of arbitration. Several important assignments have since followed her time as a member of SCC. 

As recently as last year, Patricia was appointed as a member of the Georgian International Arbitration Center (GIAC), which is the first non-profit arbitration institution in Georgia. She is also  a Board member of the Tehran Regional Arbitration Center (TRAC). She is the co-chair of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center Task-Force on tech companies and tech disputes. 

- I am delighted  and honoured to serve as a  member of the ICC's Court of Arbitration and look forward to collaborating with colleagues from all over the world in the Court's important mission, says Patricia.
 

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