Practice Expertise

  • Banking and Finance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Construction

Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Finance
  • Construction
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy and Infrastructure


Peter Fogh is a partner in our Dispute Resolution team. He conducts litigation and arbitration proceedings before all Danish courts as well as Danish and foreign arbitration tribunals. He provides advice on construction law disputes and general contract law disputes. Peter is particularly experienced in matters with international law aspects.

Peter advises Danish and foreign clients and has been involved in cases related to some of the biggest building and construction projects in Denmark in the last 20 years, including the bridge between the two Danish islands Zealand and Funen (Storebæltsbroen), the Øresund link and the Copenhagen Metro project.

Peter is also experienced in advising Danish and foreign clients on ship financing and other types of project financing. 

Peter is a qualified mediator and an arbitrator. He is regularly appointed as an arbitrator in both Danish and foreign arbitration proceedings.

In 2015 Peter was elected as chairman of the Danish Bar and Law Society for a four-year term and reelected for a two-year term in 2019.


In addition to a large number of legal proceedings and arbitration proceedings Peter has, for instance, been involved in:

  • Metro construction arbitration - representation of a contractor as lead counsel in a DKK multi-billion construction dispute 
  • Electrification project - provision of advice in connection with a major electrification project
  • Building of hospitals - provision of advice in connection with the building of new hospitals
  • Public-private partnership projects - advisor on a number of public-private partnership projects
  • Road construction - provision of advice in connection with the construction of roads in Tanzania, Nicaragua and Zambia
  • Construction of port facilities - provision of advice in connection with the construction of port facilities in Poland
  • Offshore - provision of advice in connection with offshore projects within the energy sector
  • Metro construction - provision of advice in connection with the Copenhagen Metro project

Bar Admissions
Danish Society for Construction and Consulting Law

2013 Advanced Management Programme (AMP), Insead
2007 Arbitrator
2004 Mediator
1990 Admitted to the Danish Supreme Court
1986 LL.M., London School of Economics and Political Science
1985 Admitted to the bar
1982 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Finance
  • Construction
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy and Infrastructure

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience
  • 2022 Legal 500
  • 2022 Chambers Europe
  • 2021 2022 IFLR
  • 2021 Legal 500
  • 2021 Chambers Europe
  • 2020 Legal 500
  • 2020 Chambers Europe
  • 2019 Legal 500
  • 2019 Chambers Global
  • 2019 IFLR1000
  • 2019 Expert guides
  • 2018 Chambers Global
  • 2018 Legal 500
  • 2018 Chambers Europe
  • 2017 Whoswho
  • 2017 Chambers Global
  • 2017 Chambers Europe
  • 2017 Legal 500
  • 2016 Chambers Global
  • 2016 Chambers Europe
  • 2016 Legal 500
  • 2016 Whoswho
  • 2015 Chambers Global
  • 2015 Legal 500
  • 2014 Chambers Global
  • 2013 Chambers Global


"International Civil Procedures", Center for International Legal Studies, 1995 (co-author) 

Review of "Finans & Kredit" (Finance & credit), Juristen, 1993.82 

Juridisk Formularbog (Book of legal forms), section on the registration of ships, 1989 

Article on the interpretation of the EU Judgments Conventions, the Danish weekly law reports 1989 B.386

The Dispute Resolution Review, Denmark (co-author)

Article on Float under Danish law, International Construction Law Review (co-author)

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