Johanna Hjalmarsson

Senior Research Fellow, University of Southampton

Johanna is the Lloyd's List Research Fellow in Maritime and Commercial Law.

After completing service as a tingsnotarie (Junior Judge) in her native Sweden, Johanna specialised in law reform, spending several years as a legal advisor with the United Nations International Drug Control Programme and with the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She has been with the University of Southampton since 2004, initially with the Institute of Maritime Law and since 2006 with the Law School as Lloyd's List Research Fellow in Maritime and Commercial Law.

She is the co-author of the report Future Availability of Flood Insurance in the UK (June, 2013), the editor of several publications, and has also published books on arbitration and insurance law in collaboration with Professor Rob Merkin. 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.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Research Fellow, University of Southampton