Peter Wengler-Jørgensen

Attorney-at-Law, MCJ, Partner

Peter Wengler-Jørgensen advises stakeholders in the building and construction industry on infrastructure issues, construction contracts and disputes. 

Peter is active in the financial sector and advises on commercial contracts and corporate law. Peter is also an arbitrator and a mediator and is involved in dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. 

Peter is on the boards of various companies, investment funds and foundations, and he advises on issues concerning foundation law. 

Highlights

  • Femern A/S - advice on preparations for the construction of the Fehmarnbelt fixed link
  • Chairman of Investeringsforeningen Lægernes Invest
  • Secretary general of the Danish Society of Construction and Consulting Law for a number of  years
  • Former vice-chairman of the Danish Institute of Arbitration
  • Former and current member of the boards of commercial and non-commercial foundations
  • Acts as counsel for parties in prominent arbitration proceedings
  • Arbitrator and mediator

Ratings

  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is ranked as a Senior Statesman as regards Real Estate: Construction. Peter Wengler-Jørgensen has extensive experience acting on construction mandates, both advisory and litigation. Sources assert that he is "experienced and understands his clients' needs," and describe him as a "very skilful lawyer." (2020)

  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Expert Consultant) as regards Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development and M&A (2020)

  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is recommended as regards Real Estate and Construction  (2019)

  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is ranked as a Senior Statesman (as the only) as regards Real Estate: Construction. Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is a recognised construction arbitrator, who also assists with infrastructure projects. He acts for real estate developers and financial sector clients. (2019)

  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Expert Consultant) as regards Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development and M&A (2019)

  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is ranked as (the only) Eminent Practitioner as regards Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter Wengler-Jørgensen advises on construction and infrastructure disputes. (2018)
  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is listed as a Leading Lawyer (Expert Consultant) as regards Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development and M&A (Financial and Corporate 2018)

  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is listed as an expert with respect to Construction. (2017)

  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter Wengler-Jørgensen has notable experience in handling arbitration proceedings and litigation in relation to construction and infrastructure projects. (2017)
  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is listed as a Leading Lawyer as regards Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development, Disputes and M&A (Financial and Corporate 2017)
  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is an experienced practitioner, whose expertise covers arbitration and mediation proceedings related to construction, infrastructure projects and financial services. (2016)
  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is listed as a Leading Lawyer as regards Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development and Disputes. (2016)
  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is listed as an expert with respect to Construction. (2016)
  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution. "He 'reacts promptly and gets things done,' according to sources."

    "Peter Wengler-Jørgensen assists EBH Bank with an action against 19 former members of the board of directors and auditors of the original EBH Bank for negligence. An active arbitrator, he also advises on construction mandates." (2015)
  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is listed as a Leading Lawyer as regards Energy and Infrastructure (in particular Disputes and Project Development) as well as M&A.

    Another of the firm's highly lauded partners is Peter Wengler-Jørgensen, who specialises in construction disputes but handles corporate matters too. "Peter and his team of lawyers always provide legal support of very high quality and relevance to my organization", remarks one client, who also recommends Niklas Korsgaard Christensen. "Peter, Niklas and Niels Christian Ellegaard are all very pleasant to work with, and they have a great understanding of our business, the legal context and the advice needed". (2015)

  • Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is recommended as regards Dispute Resolution.
    Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is recommended as regards Real Estate and Construction. (2014)
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