Peter Stig Jakobsen

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Peter Stig Jakobsen is an EU and competition law specialist

Peter Stig Jacobsen frequently represents clients in competition, procurement, compensation and criminal cases before the Supreme Court, the High Courts, the Maritime and Commercial High Court, the Competition Council, the Competition Appeals Tribunal, the Complaints Board for Public Procurement and the European Court of Justice as well as in arbitration proceedings. Further, Peter Stig has significant expertise working closely with clients across a broad range of sectors including media, consumer product and retail, agriculture, motor vehicles, manufacturing industries, construction industries, ports and utilities.

In addition, Peter Stig has taught competition and marketing law at the University of Copenhagen for a number of years and has co-authored university-level textbooks on procurement and competition law.

The Team

EU & Competition

  • EU & Competition
  • Procurement
  • Public Law & Administration
  • Marketing and Advertising
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Bech-Bruun‘s EU and competition group assists domestic and international clients across the media and entertainment, transport, and pharmaceuticals sectors, and often represents clients before the EU Commission. Practice head Peter Stig Jakobsen has extensive contentious expertise and represents electricity customers in damages claims concerning abuses of dominant positions.(...)

Peter Stig Jakobsen has been listed as a Leading individual by Legal 500.

Legal 500, EU, Competition and Public Procurement, 2023


Peter Stig Jakobsen has particular experience representing plaintiffs in follow-on damages claims. He also defends clients in abuse of dominance investigations. "He knows the history of our company and he makes sure that everyone else knows it before they help us, which saves at lot of time and gets the job done in an easy way for us."

Chambers and Partners Europe 2023, Competition/European Law


  • Board of directors (chairman), Erik Jakobsen, Appenæs A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman) Skovselskabet Glumsø Østerskov ApS


  • EU Udbudsretten, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2016. 650 pages. Book
  • Menneskerettighedskonventionens betydning for dawn raids, EU & Menneskeret, 2015. Article
  • EU Public Procurement Law – The Public Sector Directive – The Utilities Directive, Djøf Publishing, 2012. Book
  • EU Udbudsretten – udbudsdirektivet for offentlige myndigheder – forsyningsvirksomhedsdirektivet, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2011. Book
  • Udbud med mange varenumre, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskrift, 2010. Article
  • Konkurrenceretten i EU, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2009. Book
  • Public Procurement Law – the EU directive on public contracts, DJØF Publishing, 2006. Book
  • EU Udbudsretten – udbudsdirektivet for offentlige myndigheder, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2005. Book
  • The concept of agreement in Article 81 E.C., European Competition Law Review, 2002. Article
  • EU-Konkurrenceret, Doms- og regelsamling, DJØF Publishing, 2002. Book
  • Konkurrenceretten i Danmark og EU, Schultz Lovkommentar, 2001. Book
  • Establishing a Business in Scandinavia, Peter Stig Jakobsen, 1996. Book

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English
  • German
  • Swedish
  • Norwegian