Johan Tufte-Kristensen

Johan Tufte-Kristensen

Assistant Professor, External Lecturer

  • JUR- CEPRI - Centre for Private Governance

    Karen Blixens Plads 16, 2300 København S

    Phone: +4535332735
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

    Karen Blixens Plads 16

    2300 København S

    Phone: +4535332735

Johan Tufte-Kristensen has been employed at the University of Copenhagen since September 2014. He specializes in the law on arbitration and civil procedure as well as private law and private international law. He has conducted research on the law on conflicts of interest, and his current research projects concern exorbitant rules on territorial jurisdiction, the application of mandatory rules in international disputes and the recognition and enforcement of settlement agreements.

Johan has taught courses on civil procedure, torts, contracts and obligations. He provides BA and MA thesis supervision on private and procedural law, and he is in charge of the faculty’s participation in the annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Texas at Austin, and he has represented the Danish government in UNCITRAL’s Working Group II for a number of years. He is a member of various boards, and he serves as an arbitrator in commercial disputes.

Primary fields of research

Private law, procedural law and private international law

Current research

As a member of the faculty's Centre for Private Governance, Johan is part of a collective research project on private governance. He conducts research on various aspects of dispute resolution and private international law, including

  • Public policy defenses in international conventions
  • Exorbitant territorial jurisdiction
  • The recognition and enforcement of settlement agreements
  • The application of mandatory domestic and supranational rules by courts


Private law, procedural law and private international law

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