Council Members

Justice Doctor Johnny Herre

Johnny Herre, CISG-AC


Supreme Court of Sweden
PO Box 2066



Previous Positions

  • Amanuensis, Department of Law, Stockholm School of Economics 1986-1988
  • Teaching Assistant at the Department of Law, Stockholm School of Economics 1988-1993
  • Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, department of Law, Stockholm School of Economics
  • Associate Professor 1996
  • Acting Professor in Law at the Stockholm School of Economics 1999
  • Professor in Law at the Stockholm School of Economics 1999–2010
  • Opponent and/or member of the grading committee in a considerable amount of PhD dissertations
  • Expert in a considerable amount of evaluations of applicants for academic positions


  • Jur.kand., i.e. Master of Laws (Stockholm University) 1988
  • Civ. ek., i.e. Master of Science in Economics and Business (Stockholm School of Economics) 1988
  • Jur.dr, i.e. PhD in Law (Stockholm School of Economics) 1996

Selected Publications

  •  Herre, Ersättningar i köprätten. Särskilt om skadeståndsberäkning, Diss. 1996, 762 pages (Damages and other types of compensation in sale of goods law – with specific emphasis on the calculation of damages)
  • Herre, under medverkan av Ramberg, Konsumentköplagen. En kommentar (A commentary to the Swedish Consumer Sales Act), 632 pages (1 ed. 1999, 2 ed. 2004, 3 ed. 2009, 4 ed. 2014)
  • Ramberg & Herre, Internationella köplagen (CISG), 926 pages (1 ed. 2001, 2 ed. 2004, 3 ed. 2009, 4 ed. 2016) (A Commentary to the CISG)
  • Ramberg & Herre, Köplagen, 2 ed. 2013 (A Commentary to the Swedish 1990 Sale of Goods Act)
  • Ramberg & Herre, Allmän köprätt. Det köprättsliga regelsystemet och marknadspraxis, 282 pages (1 ed. 2001, 2 ed. 2003, 3 ed. 2005, 4 ed. 2007, 5 ed. 2009, 6 ed. 2012, 7 ed. 2014, 8 ed. 2016) (Sales Law. Textbook).
  • Walin & Herre, Lagen om skuldebrev m.m., 449 pages (4 ed. 2018)(A Commentary to the Act on Promissory Notes, the Interest Act, the Act regarding Promises, the Act on Deposition and the Act on Mortification)


  •  Extensive experience as legal secretary in arbitral proceedings (1991-1999) and as arbitrator and chairman of arbitral tribunals in Swedish and international arbitral proceedings (SCC-, ICC-, UNCITRAL-rules as well as ad hoc) (1999-present)
  • Extensive experience as advisor and expert in legal disputes and other legal matters to law firms until 2010
  • Extensive experience as teacher and lecturer at Swedish and foreign universities and at other institutes providing courses to students and practitioners
  • Member of the Study Group on a European Civil Code 2000-2009
  • Chairman of the Swedish ICC Group on Commercial Law and Practice and member of the international CLP Commission 2007-
  • Member of the working group responsible for Incoterms 2010