Brief Curriculum Vitae: 

 

Born 1952

Candidatus Juris 1979

Doctor Juris 1986

Doctor Honoris Causa Stockholm 2005

 

Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo 1979–1981

Higher Executive Officer, Ministry of Education and Church Affairs/Ministry of Cultural Affairs 1981–1982

Research Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo 19821984

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen 1984–1986

Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen 1987–1989

Practising Lawyer, 1990–2006

Professor, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration 1993–1996

Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen 19972006

Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo 2006

Vice dean (research and research training), Faculty of Law (acting dean September 2012–August 2013)

Vice dean (studies and education), Faculty of Law August 2013–December 2013

Lov og Rett (law journal, editor in chief 2001–2010

Study Group on a European Civil Code (Leader of Working Team on Lease of Movables 2003–2008)

The Common Core of European Private law. Transfer of immovable property (reporter 2008–2017), Condominiums (reporter 2009–2014)

Guest lecturer La Sapienzia, Rome, February 2008, April 2009, May 2010, June 2011, May 2012, February 2013, March 2014, March 2015, March 2016, July 2017 in “Master di diritto privato europeo” (lectures on the Draft Common Frame of Reference and the proposal for a Common European Sales Law)

Member of expert panel for accreditation of Bachelor and Master studies in business administration and commercial law at four universities in Denmark 2008

Guest lecturer Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, January 2009 and January 2010, "European Contract Law and the Draft Common Frame of Reference" (lectures on the Draft Common Frame of Reference and European Contract Law)

Visting Fellow European University Institute, Department of Law February–May 2011

Member of expert panel for accreditation of Bachelor and Master studies in law at three universities in Denmark 2014–2015

Member of expert panel for evaluation of research environments in educational sciences and law, University of Uppsala, 2017

Responsabilità civile e previdenza (member of editorial board 2010–)

European Review of Private Law (member of advisory board 2010–)

Deutsch-Nordische Juristenvereinigung (member 2013–)

Miscellaneous:

Associate member International Academy of Comparative Law

Member International Association of Consumer Law

Member Deutsch-Nordische Juristenvereinigung

Law Commissions:

Estate Agency Act (secretary)
Housing Construction Act (chair)
Landlord and Tenant Act (member, chair)
Housing Cooperation Acts (chair)
Legislation on survey reports and energy performance certificates (chair)
Ground leases  consequences of European Court of Human Rights Judgment 12 June 2012 Case Lindheim and others v. Norway (chair)

The Norwegian Language Council (member 1988–2000, chair/vice-chair 19962000)

Housing Construction Complaints Board (20002008)

Norwegian National Commission for UNESCO (member 2000–2004)

Investigation Committee Kværner ASA (chair, 2002–2003)

The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (board member 2004–2010)

The Norwegian Equality Tribunal (deputy member 2005–2014)