Arbitration Institue of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)
Patricia Shaughnessy, associate professor, directs the Master of International Commercial Arbitration Law Program (LLM) at Stockholm University, and teaches and researches in related fields. She chairs the “Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Section” of the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law. Patricia is the Vice-Chair of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), having served on its Board since 2006. She has been an active member of the SCC committees that have drafted the SCC Rules, including the new 2017 Rules. Recently she served as a government-appointed expert in the committee that proposed revisions to the Swedish Arbitration Act. She acts acts an arbitrator and expert in international cases, and as a consultant, she has led numerous projects related to commercial law and dispute resolution in a number of countries. She has been a guest professor at a number of universities, organizes and speaks at conferences, seminars and training programs. She published extensively and is a member to the Institute of Transnational Arbitration Academic Council. Prior to her academic career, Patricia was a practicing lawyer for ten years in the United States, specialized in commercial litigation.