Carsten Pedersen

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About Carsten Pedersen

Education
Certified arbitrator, the Danish Bar Association 2006
Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1994
Admission to practice law 1989
Master of Laws 1986

Language
English, French

Carsten Pedersen specialises in arbitration and court proceedings, particularly with regard to professional and directors’ liability, construction contracts and general contractual disputes.

Carsten is highly experienced in dispute resolution and regularly represents clients before, among others, the Danish Institute of Arbitration and the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board. He also regularly conducts cases before the ordinary Danish courts.

Moreover, Carsten is frequently appointed as arbitrator in arbitration proceedings.

Finally, Carsten lectures on a number of courses within his area of expertise and regularly speaks on, for example, contract drafting and expert reports.

Personal ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2018
- Dispute Resolution

Carsten Pedersen focuses on professional and directors' liability. Sources comment: “He is very strong in his analytical approach as well as being a good dispute lawyer.” His recent work includes litigating on behalf of Energinet.dk in a DKK500 million breach of obligations case initiated by several electricity companies.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Dispute Resolution

Chambers Global Rating 2018
- Dispute Resolution

Carsten Pedersen focuses on professional and directors' liability. Sources comment: “He is very strong in his analytical approach as well as being a good dispute lawyer.” His recent work includes litigating on behalf of Energinet.dk in a DKK500 million breach of obligations case initiated by several electricity companies.

Chambers and Partners Global, Dispute Resolution

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2018
- Dispute Resolution

A recent highlight was the defence of ING Geneva Branch and BNP Paribas against claims brought by O.W. Bunker bankruptcy estate trustees; Carsten Pedersen led the case.

Legal 500, Dispute resolution

Engagements

  • Certified arbitrator, Xiamen Arbitration Commission
  • Certified arbitrator, SCIMAC (South East China International Maritime Arbitration Court
  • Member, Danish Contract Management Association
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