2020 applicants

Dr Johanna Hoekstra

School of Law
Dr Johanna Hoekstra
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874906

  • Location

    5S.6.31, Colchester Campus



Research Interests: private international law (commercial issues), international contract law, international commercial arbitration, business & human rights with a focus on reporting/due diligence legislation & contract law. Fellowship Higher Education Academy


  • PhD Law University of Essex,

  • Master International Law Université de Bordeaux IV,

  • MSc European Public Policy Birkbeck College, University of London,


University of Essex

  • Lecturer, University of Essex (1/9/2019 - present)

Other academic

  • Lecturer, University of Greenwich (18/7/2016 - 31/8/2019)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

International contract law

private international law

Business & Human Rights

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Contract Law (LW101)

  • Final Year Research Project (LW304)

  • International Commercial Dispute Resolution I (LW605)


Journal articles (4)

Alshaleel, M. and Hoekstra, J., (2021). A Decade After the Global Financial Crisis: New Regulatory Challenges to Financial Stability. European Business Law Review

Hoekstra, J. and Diker-Vanberg, A., (2019). The proposed directive for the supply of digital content: is it fit for purpose?. International Review of Law, Computers & Technology. 33 (1), 100-117

Martin-Ortega, O. and Hoekstra, J., (2019). Reporting as a Means to Protect and Promote Human Rights? The EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive. European Law Review. 44 (5), 622-645

Hoekstra, J., (2019). The Normative Influence of the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts on Courts. Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration. 23 (1), 54-80


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5S.6.31, Colchester Campus