Johan Tufte-Kristensen

Johan Tufte-Kristensen

Associate Professor

Johan Tufte-Kristensen is specialized in civil procedure, commercial law, and private international law. His current research projects concern document production, dispute resolution agreements, the recognition and enforcement of foreign decisions in Denmark, and the application of foreign law in Danish cases.

Johan has taught courses on civil procedure, contracts, torts, obligations, and private international law. He provides BA and MA thesis supervision on commercial law, civil procedure, and private international law.

During Denmark's most recent membership of UNCITRAL, Johan represented the government in UNCITRAL's Working Group II. In that capacity, he contributed to the Singapore Mediation Convention and the updated Mediation Model Law. Johan has chaired a mediation committee under the Danish Institute of Arbitration, and he is currently a member of ICC's Task Force Addressing Issues of Corruption in International Arbitration. He has served as arbitrator in several commercial disputes, and he has been a licensed attorney but has deposited his license.

Johan is ranked in 'Who's Who Legal Arbitration - Future Leaders' 2023 and 2024.

Primary fields of research

Commercial law, dispute resolution, and private international law

Current research

Johan is a member of the faculty's Centre for Market and Economic Law, and he conducts research within various aspects of commercial law, civil procedure, and private international law, including

  • Evidence
  • Dispute resolution agreements
  • The recognition and enforcement of foreign decisions
  • The application of foreign law by national courts


Contracts, torts, obligations, civil procedure, arbitration, and private international law

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