Settled in at Regeringsgatan 29!

Settled in at Regeringsgatan 29!

Second day at the new SCC office in Stockholm – Case Administrator Sanna Willebrand and Legal Counsel Christoffer Coello Hedberg feel energized and inspired.

“A new view, neighborhood and premises inspire new insights and ways to look at things. You get fresh perspectives on the business and how we can work together to develop it further. The new office is designed in an innovative way and is more accessible for modern meetings, collaborations, and flexible working methods.”

More about the relocation and Stockholms Handelskammare >>here

Upcoming seminar: how to prepare for an online arbitration

Upcoming seminar: how to prepare for an online arbitration

“Although the basic concepts of the hearing are the same, there are several small adjustments that can be made to the presentation of the case that will greatly increase the impact of your message”, says Kristoffer Löf, Partner at Mannheimer Swartling. He is one of several experienced and distinguished speakers at the upcoming SCC half day seminar focusing on online management of arbitral proceedings.

Online arbitrations are the new reality of arbitral practitioners, putting new requirements, but also removing barriers, reducing costs and environmental footprint of arbitral proceedings.

 We are in a period of technological transformation. In a way, there are similarities to when television first started to be used to air political debates. As Nixon learned in his debates with Kennedy, it is the person who understands and makes use of the new medium that will get the message through most effectively. The same is true to arbitration in this technical transformation – although the basic concepts of the hearing are the same, there are several small adjustments that can be made to the presentation of the case that will greatly increase the impact of your message. I look forward to discussing these issues and to share lessons learned from my own 90+ days in remote hearings in the past two years, says Kristoffer Löf.

The SCC and SAA invites you to this live seminar that will guide you through the legal and practical challenges of the digital environment, exploring:

o   Digital documentation and institutional platforms
o   Demo of the online hearing platform
o   Preparation and conduct of virtual/hybrid hearings
o   Cybersecurity and GDPR in arbitral proceedings  

These topics will be presented and discussed by Alexander Foerster, James Hope, Kristoffer Löf, Natalia Petrik and Kathleen Paisley.

Date: 9 June, 2022 
Time: 1 PM - 4 PM, CET
Place: Posthuset, Stockholm International Hearing Center, Vasagatan 28, Stockholm.

Read more and register >> here

SCC is hiring: Legal Counsel

SCC is hiring: Legal Counsel

The SCC is now hiring a Legal Counsel to assume responsibility over one of four case management divisions at the SCC Secretariat in Stockholm.

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) is one of the world’s leading venues for dispute resolution. Every year, the SCC manages approximately two hundred commercial and investment disputes, involving parties from more than 40 countries.

The SCC is part of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the leading business organisation for the Stockholm and Uppsala Capital region.

As one of our Legal Counsel has been promoted to Deputy Secretary General, we are now looking for a new team member to assume responsibility over one of the four divisions at the SCC Secretariat.

The Secretariat handles the daily case management and prepares and executes SCC Board decisions. This includes decisions regarding prima facie jurisdiction, appointment of arbitrators, challenges to arbitrators and the costs of the arbitration.

The Secretariat’s multilingual staff also organizes events, speaks at conferences around the world, and produces articles and other publications. The Secretariat’s office is located in the centre of Stockholm.

The main responsibilities and tasks of the legal counsel include:

  • Managing an annual case load of approximately 40-50 Swedish and international disputes, with the assistance of a case administrator.

  • Presenting cases for the SCC Board; researching and proposing Board decisions.

  • Representing the SCC at conferences and events in Sweden and internationally.

  • Preparing reports and articles on SCC arbitration, with a focus on procedural practice.

  • Contributing to various other projects and initiatives as necessary.

  • Managing escrow services on behalf of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.


SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Since earning your law degree, you have acquired at least 2 years’ experience at a law firm, government agency, organisation or the equivalent. The position requires fluency in Swedish and English. Additional language abilities are considered an advantage.

The SCC legal counsels work independently and manage heavy caseloads. It is therefore essential that you have strong legal analytical skills, are used to making decisions, have a keen attention to detail, and enjoy managing several projects at the same time.

At conferences and events, the SCC legal counsels are ambassadors for the SCC and Swedish arbitration. Therefore, it is important that you enjoy speaking in front of groups, that you are open and outgoing, and that you have a high sense of professionalism.


ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce is the leading business organization for the Capital region, encompassing Stockholm and Uppsala.

We are the voice of the business community in the Capital Region, promoting stronger urbanization, globalization, and digitalization for our Capital Region and beyond.

The capital region of Stockholm-Uppsala is one of Europe’s fastest-growing metropolitan areas. The region encompasses 2.5 million residents, one-quarter of Sweden’s population, and generates over 30 percent of the national output. The capital region is characterized by a strong innovation, successful start-up hubs, and a diverse multicultural environment.

We are the voice of the business community in the capital region, promoting stronger urbanization, globalization, and digitalization for our capital region and beyond.

Read the job advertisement for the Legal Counsel position here

 

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