Dr. Jur. Ellen Eftestøl is specialized in the law of distribution and transportation and has published internationally within these fields of the law.
Her teaching areas are international contract and transportation law. She has also been teaching legal theory.
Higher education and employment history
Eftestøl holds a part time research position at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law. She is also a senior researcher at the Institute of International and Economic Law at the University of Helsinki, where she currently is running the transport law research team and where she has earned the title of Docent in Civil Law.
She holds a law degree from the University of Oslo where she also acquired the doctorate degree on her major thesis: Thee Remuneration System in Commercial Agency Contracts - a Comparative and Historical Perspective (2005).
- Head of research in the interdisciplinary InterTran research group, funded by the Academy of Finland and the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law.
- Member of the steering committee of the Institute of Maritime and Commercial Law at Åbo Akademi University, Finland.