Nine Riis

Nine Riis

PhD fellow

Nine is a PhD fellow at the Centre for Private Governance (CEPRI) at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen. From October - December 2023 Nine was a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law Hamburg. From 22 April - 30 June 2024, Nine is a Recognised Student at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. 

In 2024, Nine received an EliteResearch Travel Stipend of DKK 200,000 from the Danish Ministry of Research and Education. The Travel Stipend is awarded to excellent Danish PhD-students across disciplines and is aimed at a research stay at a strong academic institution abroad.

Nine’s PhD project has the preliminary title “Reconstruction of the conformity assessment in B2B data contracts”. The project investigates the emerging concept of B2B data contracts through a comparative analysis of German, English and Danish law. The project utilizes interdisciplinary methods in the form of insights from data science to bridge legal research with the technological reality.

Nine’s main fields of interest are general contract law, law of obligations and IT contract law, in particular comparative perspectives. Nine has previously worked as an assistant attorney at Plesner Advokatpartnerselskab in Copenhagen and has extensive experience with drafting and negotiating IT contracts as well as managing IT-disputes. 

Nine teaches Law of Obligations (BA-course) and IT Contract Law (MA-course) at the Faculty of Law.

Primary fields of research

  • Contract law 
  • Law of obligations 
  • Tort law 
  • Data law 
  • IT law

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