Eva Storskrubb

Counsel, Dispute Resolution, Stockholm

Eva Storskrubb is a Stockholm-based Counsel specialized in dispute resolution. Eva has extensive experience from international arbitration proceedings – both ad hoc and institutional – and in particular complex cross-border arbitration, as well as litigation in national courts and before EU regulatory bodies.

In addition, Eva is an internationally recognized specialist in EU procedural law, who holds an LL.L. degree from the University of Helsinki and an LL.D. from the European University Institute in Florence. She is associate professor (docent) of procedural law at Uppsala University. She lectures and publishes regularly in the field.

Eva is recognized as one of the leading experts in dispute resolution in Finland and Sweden by international legal directories such as Chambers Global and Who’s Who Legal.  She is also recognized as a future leader in arbitration by Who’s Who Legal (Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders – Arbitration): “Eva Storskrubb ‘is a true expert within her field’, say sources who commend her ‘clear, concise, timely and excellent work product.”

Eva Storskrubb’s experience includes advising:

  • Foreign clients in arbitral proceedings under a variety of institutional rules such as the SCC, ICC, LCIA and FAI, as well as in ad hoc proceedings under the UNCITRAL Rules, in disputes related to energy, construction, mining and IT;
  • In Swedish court proceedings acting as counsel, for example in a matter related to EU free movement of goods, challenge and enforcement of arbitral awards, as well as interim relief in aid of arbitration;
  • On EU procedures and acting before EU appeal bodies in the financial regulatory field.
  • Foreign clients in arbitration proceedings under ICC rules, as well as in ancillary domestic court proceedings in aid of the arbitration, related to a shareholder and M&A dispute;
  • Clients in negotiations and pre-dispute strategies;
  • In Finnish court proceedings acting as counsel, for example, in a cross-border matter relating to damage to goods during transport at sea.

Roschier (2011-), Dispute Resolution Counsel since 2016
Uppsala University (2014-), Marie Curie Research Fellow (2014-2016), Researcher and associate professor since 2016
Dittmar & Indrenius, Helsinki, Senior Attorney (2006-2011)
European University Institute, Florence, Doctorate Researcher (2003-2006)
The European Commission, Trainee (2005-2006)
Ross & Co Solicitors, London, Associate (2001-2003)
The European Court of Justice, Trainee (2001)
University of Helsinki, Research Assistant (2000)

Member of the Finnish Bar Association
Member of the Swedish Bar Association (EU-register)
Member of the Swedish Arbitration Association
Member of the Finnish Arbitration Association

Finnish Bar Association, Member of the working group on the reform of the bar exam (2009-2010), Member of the expert group on civil procedure (2016-), Member of the supervisory group on the reform of the Arbitration Act (2019-)
Member of the Law Society of Finland, Deputy member of the Board (2009-2014), Board member (2015-2018)
ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF), Member of the Coordinating Committee for Europe (2011-2014)
Member of the Commission on Arbitration of the ICC (2013-)

“Navigating EU Law and the Law of Arbitration: From the Horizon of Commercial Arbitration in Sweden”, in E. Bylander, A. Jonsson Cornell and J. Rangwaldh (eds), ! – Bперёд! – Framåt!: Essays in Honour of Prof Dr Kaj Hobér, Iustus, 2019

“EU Civil Justice at the Harmonisation Crossroads”, in A. Nylund and M. Strandberg (eds), Civil Procedure and Harmonisation of Law (Intersentia, 2019)

“Mutual Trust in Civil Justice Cooperation in the EU”. in A. Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, N. Bremberg,  A. Michalski, L. Oxelheim (eds), Trust in the European Union in Challenging Times, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019

“Mutual Trust and the Dark Horse of Civil Justice”, 20 Cambridge Yearbook of European Studies 2018

“e-Justice, EU-Justice and Innovation”, in B. Hess and X.E. Kramer (eds), From Common Rules to Best Practices in European Civil Procedure, Nomos/Hart, 2018

“Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters – Coming of Age?” co-author with A. Wallerman in A. Ripoll Servent and F. Trauner (eds), The Routledge Handbook of Justice and Home Affairs Research, Routledge, 2018

“Några tankar om hur EU-rättens tentakler genomtränger processrätten” (Reflections on how EU law pervades procedural law), in Festskrift till Dan Frände, JFT 2-4/2017

“Tillit mellan rättsystemen i EU: Det civilrättsliga perspektivet” (“Trust between the judicial systems: The civil justice perspective”), in A. Bakardjieva-Engelbrekt, A. Michalski and L. Oxelheim (eds), Tilliten i Europa vid ett vägskäl – Europaperspektiv 2017, Santérus

“Civil Justice – Constitutional and Regulatory Issues Revisited”, in M. Fletcher, E. Herlin-Karnell and C. Matera (eds), The EU as an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, Routledge, 2016

“Gazprom OAO v. Lietuvos Republika: A Victory for Arbitration?” European Law Review 41 (4) 2016

“Alternative Dispute Resolution in the EU – Regulatory Challenges” European Review of Private Law 24 (1) 2016

“Mutual Recognition as a Governance Strategy for Civil Justice” in B. Hess, M. Bergström and E. Storskrubb (eds), EU Civil Justice – Current Issues & Future Outlook, Hart, 2016

“Mutual Trust and the Limits of Abolishing Exequatur in Civil Justice” in E. Brouwer and D. Gerard (eds), Mapping Mutual Trust – Understanding and Informing the Role of Mutual Trust in EU Law (EUI Working Paper, MWP 13/2016)

Book review of Anna Wallerman’s doctoral thesis “Om fakultativa regler – En studie av svensk och unionsrättslig reglering av skönsmässigt beslutsfattande i processrättsliga frågor” (On discretionary rules in civil procedure – A study of Swedish and EU regulation of the exercise of discretion in procedural matters) Juridisk Tidskrift 2015/2016 nr 2

“Civil Justice: The Contested Nature of the Scope of EU Legislation” in A. Ripoll Servent and F. Trauner (eds), “Policy Change in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: How EU Institutions Matter” Routledge, 2014

“Due Notice of Proceedings – Past and Future” Uniform Law Review 19 (3) 2014, pp. 351-364

“UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration 1985”, with C. Cederberg in N. Beale et. al. (eds)

Book review of “Civil Litigation in a Globalising World” (X.E. Kramer and C.H. van Rhee eds, T.M.C Asser Press, 2012) Common Market Law Review 50 (5) 2013

“Ordre Public in EU Civil Justice – Lessons from Arbitration?”, Festskrift till Gustaf Möller, JFT 4-5/2011

“Civil Justice – A Newcomer and an Unstoppable Wave” in P. Craig & G. De Búrca (eds), “The Evolution of European Law”, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, 2011

“News regarding the Brussels I Regulation” (Swe), with G. Knuts, Juristklubben Codex 70 år Festskrift, Edita, 2010

“What Changes will European Harmonisation Bring?” in J. Walker & O. Chase (eds), “Common Law, Civil Law and the Future of Categories”, Lexis Nexis, 2010

“Civil Procedure and EU Law – A Policy Area Uncovered”, Oxford University Press, 2008

“Access to Justice in European Comparative Law” with Prof. J. Ziller in F. Francioni (ed), “Access to Justice as a Human Right”, Oxford University Press, 2007

“Var C-284/16 Achmea början på slutet för investeringsskyddstvister i skiljeförfaranden i Europa?”, Juridiska föreningen i Finland, Helsinki, 2020 (forthcoming)

“European Gas Disputes”, Roschier Energy Lectures, University of Helsinki, Helsinki and Vaasa, 2020

Navigating EU Law and the Law of Arbitration: From the Horizon of Commercial Arbitration in Sweden”, Seminar in honor of Prof. Kaj Hobér, Uppsala University, 2019

“Kvarstad på bankmedel i EU: Tillämpningsområdet för förordning (EU) nr 655/2014”, Uppsala University, 2019

ELI-Unidroit projektet och trycket mot harmonisering av processrätten”, University of Bergen, 2019

“Practical Considerations for Drafting an Award”, IBA Arb 40 Toolkit for Award Writing – Training Programme, Stockholm, 2019

“Keynote: Access to Justice”, The New Deal for Consumers and the Justiciability of EU Consumer Rights, Centre for the Study of European Contract Law, University of Amsterdam, 2019

“Keynote: Access to Justice”, ʻeʼ meets justice conference, Lisbon, 2019

“Rätt till Rättvisa”, Umeå Rättsakademi, 2019

“European Civil Procedure: Current Issues and Future Challenges”, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, 2018

“EU-domstolens tolkning av rättsstatsprincipen: konsekvenser och påverkan på nationella domstolar”, SIEPS, Stockholm, 2018

“Alternative dispute settlement. Why take your M&A dispute to arbitration?”, The Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum, Tallinn, 2018

“Digitalisering och effektivisering av domstoler”, Nordiska Processrättsmötet, Tromsö, 2018

“Increased efficiency and other innovations in the SCC Arbitration Rules 2017”, Sweden-Ukraine Business Forum, Kiev, 2018

“Public-Private Arbitration”, Helsinki Arbitration Day, 2018

“Is Default Arbitration the Future of International Commercial Dispute Resolution?”, YAAP Anniversary Conference, Vienna, 2017

“Digitalisation in Arbitration Proceedings”, Arbit in cooperation with Milan Chamber of Commerce and Arbitral Women, Milan, 2017

“The New EU Private Enforcement Regime: Lingering issues of Procedure and Evidence”, (moderator) Swedish Network for European Legal Studies, Uppsala, 2017

“Fact and Figures – Unconscious Bias”, SWAN, Arbitral Women and Roschier co-hosted event on the occasion of the SCC centennial Celebration, Stockholm, 2017

“Transparency in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership”, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF), European University Institute, Florence, 2016

“Subsidiarity within the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice – Civil Justice Perspectives”, Swedish Network for European Legal Studies, Uppsala 2016

“Mutual Recognition and Mutual Trust in EU Civil Justice”, Council of European Studies, Philadelphia 2016

“Procedural Innovation and e-Justice: How can Innovative Mechanisms for Dispute Resolution Contribute to Cooperation in the Field of Civil Justice?”, Erasmus University, Rotterdam 2016

“Hur påverkas skiljerätten av EU-rätten? En ny granskning i ljuset av mål C-536/13 Gazprom”, Stockholm University (Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law) 2015

“Service and Due Notice of Proceedings – Working Group Report”, Academy of European Law (ERA), Trier 2015

“Creating Common Standards of Civil Procedure in EU Law“, European Parliament hearing of the Committee on Legal Affairs, Brussels 2015

“ADR in the EU – Current Regulatory Challenges”, University of Essex 2015

“Mapping Mutual Trust – Understanding and Informing the Role of Mutual Trust in EU Law: Civil Justice Perspective”, European University Institute, Florence 2015

“Bryssel I-förordningen (omarbetning) – Kan den nya regleringen medföra forum-shopping?”, Juridiska föreningen i Finland, Helsinki 2015

European University Institute, Florence, LL.D. (2006)
University of Helsinki, LL.Lic. (2005)
University of Helsinki, LL.M. (2000)
Finnish Bar Association Training Programme for Mediators (2010)

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