Ellen Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson, Professor of Civil and Commercial Law

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    Research areas

  • 513 Law - Law, sustainable business, international transport

Description of research and teaching

Ellen Eftestøl-Wilhelmsson is Professor of Civil and Commercial Law at the University of Helsinki. She holds a Doctor of Law degree from the University of Oslo and has been granted the title Docent of Civil Law  from the University of Helsinki. She is in charge of the InterTran Research Group for Sustainable Business and Law at the University of Helsinki. In addition she holds a part time position as Adjunct Professor at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo.

Her major subjects are European Commercial Agency Law (dissertation) and International Trade and Transport Law. She has published internationally on these topics. At present she teaches International Carriage of Goods, Nordic and European Contract Law, International Sales Law, Tort Law and International Private Law.  She has previously been teaching Legal Theory and Family Law. Her teaching languages are English, Swedish and Norwegian.

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Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    Nudging a Behavioural Change in Maritime Carriage of Goods

    Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson, E. & Sankari, S. E., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Maritime Law Research Handbook. Chuah, J. (ed.). Edward Elgar

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  2. Kan man ta miljöhänsyn i avtalsrätten? Ett exempel från transporträtten

    Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson, E., 2017, In : Tidskrift utgiven av Juridiska föreningen i Finland. 5/2017, p. 807–822 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. European Sustainable Carriage of Goods: The role of contract law

    Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson, E., 2016, London and New York: Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group. 175 p. (IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law)

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Pragmatism v. principfasthet i nordisk förmögenhetsrätt

    Ellen Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson (Speaker: Presenter)
    22 Nov 201823 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Forum för civil- och handelsrätt vid Helsingfors universitets seminarium “Behöver vi en nordisk civillag?”

    Ellen Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson (Speaker: Chair)
    15 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Bi-annual Conference of Nordic Centre Belt Road Initiative, Sustainable Development and Law: China-Nordic Perspectives

    Ellen Eftestöl-Wilhelmsson (Speaker: Presenter), Ruth Emilie Yliheljo (Speaker: Presenter)
    29 Oct 201830 Oct 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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