Peter Wengler-Jørgensen

Attorney-at-Law, MCJ, Partner

Peter Wengler-Jørgensen is specifically engaged in advising stakeholders on infrastructure, financial institutions and foundations, and in dispute resolution.

He acts as an advisor to Danish and international businesses, including private and public enterprises. He is also an arbitrator and mediator.

Peter is on the boards of various companies, foundations and associations. For instance, he is secretary general of the Danish Society for Construction and Consulting Law and a board member of the Danish Institute of Arbitration. In addition, he plays an active role in the International Bar Association (IBA), as he is a former chairman of International Construction Projects.

Peter is chairman for or member of the board of various companies. Among those he is chairman of Investeringsforeningen Lægernes Pensionsinvestering.

Highlights

  • Femern A/S - advisory services on preparations for the construction of the Fehmarnbelt fixed link
  • Investeringsforeningen Lægernes Pensionsinvestering - advice on various matters
  • Tryg Forsikring A/S - off-shore wind farm project
  • Sund og Bælt Holding A/S - advice on structural matters
  • Arkil A/S - construction law disputes
  • A/S Storebælt - case involving a claim regarding the high-level bridge across the Great Belt
  • Arbitration - proceedings handling of arbitration proceedings on behalf of an advisor regarding DR Headquarters
  • Various foundations - advisory services on the drawing up of charter and rules of procedure
  • ICC case - legal representative in international disputes

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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