Johanna researches and teaches in maritime, insurance and commercial law. She is the editor of Lloyd's Law Reports and Lloyd's Law Reporter.
- Marine insurance
- Carriage of goods by sea
- Enforcement of maritime claims
- Law of the sea
Johanna's research covers maritime and commercial law, insurance law and dispute resolution.
Johanna has taught on a number of modules, including:
- LAWS3052 (Dissertations)
- LAWS3053 (Admiralty law)
- LAWS6161 (Insurance law)
- LAWS6180 (Marine environmental law)
- LAWS6082 (Dissertation)
- SESS6074 (Maritime safety)
External roles and responsibilities
Johanna is the Informa Associate Professor in Maritime and Commercial Law.
Her research covers maritime and commercial law, insurance law and dispute resolution. She is the editor of Lloyd's Law Reports, Lloyd’s Law Reporter and for a number of years edited Lloyd's Shipping and Trade Law as well as The Ratification of Maritime Conventions. She takes a particular interest in jurisdictions undergoing comprehensive development and has co-edited two books on Maritime Law in China and Insurance Law in China and co-authored two editions of Singapore Arbitration Legislation with Professor Rob Merkin. She completed her doctoral thesis on fraudulent insurance claims under English law in 2016. Her publications have been cited by the courts in Singapore and Australia and by the Law Commissions of England and Wales and Scotland. She received the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2009 and the Vice Chancellor's Award in 2011.
In an earlier life, Johanna served as a tingsnotarie (Junior Judge) in her native Sweden and went on to specialise in the support of law reform by international organisations, spending several years as a legal advisor with the UN and with the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina.