Peter Fauerholdt Thommesen

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Practice Areas

Dispute Resolution

Real Estate / Construction

Public Procurement


Certified mediator, The Association of Danish Law Firms, 2020

Partner, VILTOFT, 2014-

Temporary Judge, the High Court of Eastern Denmark, 2013

Certified arbitrator, the Association of Danish Law Firms, 2013

Admitted to the High Court, 2012

Attorney, VILTOFT, 2010-2013

Foreign intern, Essex Court Chambers (Toby Landau QC), London, 2008

Stagiaire, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, 2008

LL.M., University of Cambridge, England, 2008

Admitted to the Danish Bar, 2007

Assistant attorney and attorney, Bruun & Hjejle, 2004-2010

Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Copenhagen, 2004

Studies at New York University School of Law, USA, 2002

Professional Memberships

Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR (since 2017)

Board member and co-founder of Young Arbitrators Copenhagen (YAC) (2013-2020, chairman 2017-2019).

Member of the working group of the Danish Institute of Arbitration concerning dispute boards in construction and other long-running contracts (2013).

Member of the Danish Society for Construction and Consulting Law, the Danish Association for Procurement Law, the Danish Arbitration Association


Co-author of "ABR 18: General Conditions for Consulting Services", Karnov Group, 1st edition, 2021

Co-author (with Jakob Juul) of Danish Arbitration ("Voldgiftsret"), Karnov Group, 1st ed. 2003, 2nd ed. 2008 and 3rd ed. 2017.