Peter Wengler-Jørgensen
Independent law practice

Øster Farimagsgade 16 B, 3.
2100 København Ø

Advokat Peter Wengler-Jørgensen Advokat (H), MCJ

Educational background

1980: Master of Laws, Copenhagen University.

1983: Admission to practice law (membership of the Danish Bar Association).

1984: Master of Comparative Jurisprudence, New York University.

1989: Admitted to the Danish Supreme Court.

2005: Chartered Arbitrator (FCIArb).

Work experience

1990 to 2020: Partner at Plesner Law Firm, Copenhagen.

From 2021 onwards: Independent practice of law.

Board member in commercial companies, Investment Funds and Trust and Associations, incl. inter alia:

  • Former Chair of Plesner Law Firm
  • Former Chair of the Danish Association of Arbitration and Mediation
  • Former Secretary General of the Danish Association of Construction and Consultancy Law
  • Former Vice-Chair of the Danish Institute of Arbitration (DIA)
  • Former Chair of Niras Foundation
  • Former Chair of Lægernes Invest (affiliated with Lægernes Pensionsfond, ‘Danish Medical Doctors’ Pension Fund’).

Certified Arbitrator, regularly acting as an Arbitrator at the Danish Institute of Arbitration and ad hoc.


Practice as an Attorney in disputes before courts and arbitration tribunals in commercial matters primarily within construction law.

Extensive practice within the legal area of Construction Law, including litigation representing employers of Mega Projects e.g., the Storebelt Link, the Øresund Link and the Femern Link.

Substantive practice in the field of M&A.

Certified Arbitrator and Mediator.

Trusted advisor for various commercial entities and stakeholders.

Recognized as an expert in various legal rating publications.

Member of Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF).

Former Co-Chair of the International Construction Projects Committee within the IBA.

Fellow of the International Academy for Construction Lawyers (IACL).

Since retirement from Plesner Law Firm, I have continued to work as an independent lawyer, providing legal services in the field of Construction Law. I further serve as a board member in several companies, funds and associations. Furthermore, I regularly act as an Arbitrator and Mediator in various matters.

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