Department of Law

Karsten Revsbech

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

 

Born

29 August 1950

 

Nationality

Danish

 

Qualifications

1987

Dr. jur. (Doctor of Laws), Aarhus University (for a dissertation on planning and administrative law)

1989

Master of Laws, Aarhus University

1978

Cand. scient pol. (Master of Political Science), Aarhus University

 

Academic positions

1992-

Professor of administrative law, Department of Law, Aarhus University

1984-1992

Associate Professor of public law, Aarhus University

1980-1984

Assistant Professor of public law, Aarhus University

 

Other academic tasks

1995-

External Examiner at the Danish School of Public Administration (now part of Metropolitan University College)

 

Research areas

  • Administrative law

 

Teaching areas

  • Administrative law

 

Awards

2015

Silver medal of Det Anders Sandøe Ørstedske Prismedaille-Legat (for legal textbooks in administrative law)

2013

Award of the Høyvald foundation for achievements in the field of administrative law

 

Miscellaneous

2017-

Member of the Secretariat of the commission of inquriry on SKAT, the Danish tax authority (appointed by the Ministry of Justice)

2016-

Member of the board of Foreningen for Kommunal- og forvaltningsret (the Danish Local Government and Administrative Law Association)

2016-

Appointed by the Danish Minister for Justice as a member of the legislative drafting committeee on fact-finding committees

2015

Member of the Danish Parliamentary Ombudsman’s panel to assess the Ombudsman’s statements

2014

On the committee of the Danish Ministry of the Environment concerning the future legislation on nature and the environment

2011-2015

Appointed by the Danish Minister for Justice as a member of the investigative committee to examine the right of stateless persons to obtain citizenship

2011-

Member of the Danish State Auditor General’s external panel of assessors

2010-2011

Member of the Danish Ministry of the Environment’s external committee of experts on the appeals system in the areas of nature and the environment

2009-2011

Member of the Danish Parliamentary Ombudsman’s panel to assess the Ombudsman’s statements

2007

Member of the Danish Parliamentary working group on the State Auditor General’s legal capacity

2006-2011

Acting Chairman of the Danish harbours appeal tribunal (Havneklagenævnet) in the case on access to Rødby Harbour (see UfR 2011.2555H) 

2005-2011

Chairman of Foreningen for Kommunal- og forvaltningsret (the Danish Local Government and Administrative Law Association)

2001-2011

Member of the board of Foreningen for Kommunal- og forvaltningsret (the Danish Local Government and Administrative Law Association)

1999-2004

Appointed by the Danish Minister for Business as chairman of the committee of experts to examine the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority’s handling of the Hafnia and Baltica cases etc. 

1999

Arbitrator in a major arbitration case 

1998

Appointed by the Danish Minister for Justice as an assessor in the case concerning the liability of government officials in the Faeroese Bank Case 

1998-2000

Member of the Danish Ministry of Transport’s committee of experts on compensation for the nuisance of road noise and reduced access resulting from the construction of new roads etc. (published report 1391/2000)

1998-1999

Member of the legislative drafting committee of the Danish Ministry of Transport which drew up proposals for amending the legislation on the compulsory purchase procedure 

1997-1999

Member of the Pesticides Committee of the Danish Ministry of the Environment

1997-

Specialist Consultant for administrative law for Den Store Danske Encyklopædi (a comprehensive Danish encyclopaedia)

1996-

Chairman of Taksationskommissionen for Nord- og Midtjylland (a regional appeal body dealing with the valuation of compensation for State compulsory purchases)

1995-1996

Chairman of a committee on the case processing of the Danish Research Council (published report 1317/1996)

1996-2000

Member of the board of Dansk Selskab for Miljøret (the Danish Environmental Law Association)

1994-2003

Member of the committee of Nordisk Administrativt Forbund (the Nordic Administrative Association)

1993-

Course Director for post-qualification training for Djøf (the Danish association of lawyers and economists)

1991-

Issue of a a large number of responses to enquiries relating to local government and administrative law  from lawyers, ministries, local government authorities and organisations.