Johannes Ungerer


Institute of European and Comparative Law

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Johannes Ungerer is the Erich Brost Lecturer in German Law and European Union Law at the Faculty of Law and St Hilda’s College. Prior to joining Oxford in 2019, Johannes taught and researched at the University of Bonn for five years, and also served as the Assistant Editor of the European Union Private Law Review (GPR). He studied law in Halle and Cardiff as a Studienstiftung scholar, and graduated with the German First State Exam and a LL.M.oec. master’s degree in business and economic law. He qualified for the German judiciary and bar with the Second State Exam; his training placements included the Court of Justice of the European Union, the Bundesverfassungsgericht, the German Federal Ministry of Justice, and the law-firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Apart from several papers on Civil and European private law, his main research focuses on private international and comparative law.



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J Ungerer, 'Sovereign Debt and Immunity: The Controversy of Subsequent Liability Limitation for State Bonds' in V Starzhenetsky et al (ed), Sovereign Immunity under Pressure: Norms, Values and Interests (Springer 2021) (forthcoming)

Journal Article (21)

J Ungerer, 'Englischer ordre public gegen ausländische Verjährungsvorschriften' (2021) Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) (forthcoming)
N Dsouza and J Ungerer, 'Competing Interests: Will India Ever Permit the Arbitration of Competition Law Matters?' (2017) India Business Law Journal 47
J Titze and J Ungerer, 'Anfängerklausur Zivilrecht – Schuldrecht: ‘Zu Hause ist es doch am ... gefährlichsten!’' (2016) Juristische Schulung 613
J Ungerer, 'Die floating charge – wie man Kredite mittels einer Wolke sichert: Vergleich englischer Kreditsicherung durch das Unternehmensvermögen mit deutscher Sicherungsübereignung und Grundschuld' (2015) Zeitschrift für Europarecht, Internationales Privatrecht und Rechtsvergleichung 31
J Ungerer, 'The Evolution of European Private International Law – Coherence, Common Values and Consolidation, Tagung des British Institute of International and Comparative Law und der Queen Mary University, London (Tagungsbericht)' (2015) Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts 286
U Lohmann and J Ungerer, 'Das miet- und sachenrechtliche Schicksal von Einrichtungen des Mieters beim Auszug' (2013) Zeitschrift für Miet- und Raumrecht 167

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