Professor of International Arbitration and Director of International Relations at ESADE Law School
Patricia Saiz is a professor of international arbitration at ESADE Law School, where she teaches commercial and investment arbitration. She is also the Director of the International Relations Department and she leads the internationalization efforts of the law school.
Patricia Saiz is a member of the ICC Court of Arbitration and has acted as co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator and tribunal president in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations, both domestic and international.
Before joining ESADE Law School, she practiced in the United States for more than 10 years, where she is qualified to practice in New York and Washington D.C. During that time she represented numerous multinationals and governments in international commercial, investor-state and state-to-state arbitrations.
She is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Catalan and has a working knowledge of Portuguese and German. She has a law degree and a Master in Business Law from ESADE Law School and a Master in Laws from Harvard Law School.
International Commercial Arbitration
Spain (2002), New York (2004), Washington DC (2010)