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Svante Johansson

Dr. Svante Johansson is a Professor of maritime and transport law at the School of Business, Economics, and Law of the University of Gothenburg, in Sweden. Svante became a Bachelor of Law at Lund University (Sweden) in 1986, and completed his doctorate at Gothenburg University (Sweden) in 2001 with the thesis on the right of stoppage in transit. Professor of Maritime and Transport Law at the University of Gothenburg from 1 July 2005 and Professor II at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law from 1 May 2007, he also practiced law in different Courts and was appointed associate judge from 1992 to 2004. Svante worked as a legal adviser in the Ministry of Justice of Sweden and has participated in many law commissions. Svante is the average adjuster for Sweden and he also wrote the carriage of goods by sea law summary for Sweden in Prof. Tetley's latest book, Marine Cargo Claims, 4 Ed., 2008.

Svante Johansson at the front yard of the University of Gothenburg Law School in 2007.

Svante Johansson’s ceremonial installation as a Professor of Law at the University of Gothenburg in 2005.