Patricia Shaughnessy

Portrait Patricia Shaughnessy

Patricia Shaughnessy

Professor at Stockholm University where she created the Master of International Commercial Arbitration Law Program; specializes in international disputes and commercial law; has been a board member of the SCC Arbitration Institute since 2005 and a member of the drafting committees for the SCC Rules in 2007, 2010 and 2017, and served as the Vice-Chair until 2019; was a government-appointed expert on the legislative committee for the revisions to the Swedish Arbitration Act; acts as an arbitrator, expert, and consultant, and leads projects related to commercial law and dispute resolution in many countries; has served as a fellow to the US Supreme Court; prior to her academic career, she practiced law for ten years in the US; specialized in commercial law and litigation.

She publishes extensively and is a frequent speaker at leading universities and international conferences.