Peter Fogh

Attorney-at-Law, Partner

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.

Highlights

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

  • 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

Ratings

  • Peter Fogh is recommended as regards Shipping and Transport (2019)

  • Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter Fogh is an experienced arbitrator with a particular focus on disputes relating to construction and energy disputes. He has a solid background in legal representation of both domestic and international organisations. (2019)

    Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Real Estate: Construction by Chambers Europe. Peter Fogh regularly assists with project development and infrastructure construction, notably in the energy and transportation sector. He also acts on construction arbitration and is praised by a client as an "experienced litigator with tactical skills." (2019)

  • Peter Fogh is "quick to grasp concepts, efficient, amicable, charismatic and likable"(2019).

  • Peter Fogh is listed as an expert with respect to Construction. (2019)
  • Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter Fogh litigates in energy, construction and infrastructure disputes. His experience and practical approach stand out to clients, one of whom comments: "He is very pragmatic and cuts to the core of the matter quickly". (2018)

  • Peter Fogh is recommended as regards Construction. (2018)

    Peter Fogh is recommended as regards Shipping and Transport. (2018)

  • Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Real Estate: Construction. Peter Fogh is a construction specialist with expertise on a range of construction law matters including infrastructure, energy and construction litigation and arbitration. Clients have noted that he "clearly knows construction law very well and is able to anticipate the concerns an international client is likely to have". (2018) 

  • Peter Fogh is listed as an expert with respect to Construction. (2017)

  • Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. (2017)

  • Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Real Estate: Construction. Peter Fogh has a particular focus on litigation and arbitration proceedings in relation to construction and infrastructure projects, including developments within the energy sector. (2017)

  • Peter Fogh is recommended as regards Dispute Resolution.

    Peter Fogh is recommended as regards Shipping and Transport. (2017)

  • Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter Fogh predominantly advises on contentious issues related to construction, energy and infrastructure, frequently on cross-border cases. (2016)
  • Peter Fogh is ranked as leading individual as regards Real Estate/Construction. Peter specializes in litigation and arbitration with special focus on construction, infrastructure and energy matters and is regularly instructed on cases with international aspects. Market commentators recognize him as one of the top practitioners within contentious construction law. (2016)

  • Peter Fogh is recommended as regards Shipping and Transport. (2016)
  • Peter Fogh is listed as an expert with respect to Construction. (2016)
  • Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution. Peter Fogh is widely regarded as an "impressive and skilled lawyer" with "a great reputation." He is highly recommended for construction arbitration in particular. (2015)
  • Peter Fogh is recommended as regards Real Estate and Construction.
    Peter Fogh is recommended as regards Shipping and Transport. (2015)
  • Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution. He is a highly experienced construction lawyer, and often acts on arbitration, litigation and mediation in that field. (2014)
  • Peter Fogh is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution. Peter Fogh is an experienced construction lawyer, who advises on contractual matters as well as handling disputes. He is a leading arbitrator, litigator and mediator within this field. (2013)
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