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Carsten Pedersen

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Carsten Pedersen specialises in dispute resolution

Carsten Pedersen is highly specialised in dispute resolution, mainly working with arbitration and legal proceedings. Carsten handles cases concerning, for instance, professional and directors' liability as well as contract disputes, including company law issues and construction contracts.  

His many years' experience with dispute resolution has earned Carsten recognition in the area, and in 2018 he achieved personal recognition in Chambers Europe Rating, Chambers Global Rating and Legal500, with his analytical skills in particular positioning him among the top dispute resolution lawyers. 

Carsten regularly argues cases before the Danish Institute of Arbitration, the Danish Building and Construction Arbitration Board and international arbitration institutions. Further, Carsten frequently conducts cases before the ordinary courts. 

In addition to this, Carsten regularly performs as arbitrator and is a certified arbitrator of the Arbitration Commission in the Chinese city of Xiamen. 

Furthermore, Carsten teaches a number of courses in his area of expertise and regularly lectures on Danish and international dispute resolution, including agreements on arbitration and jurisdiction, evidentiary hearings, litigation strategy and enforcement of international decisions.  

The Team

Dispute Resolution

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Insurance
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  • Certified arbitrator, Xiamen Arbitration Commission
  • Certified arbitrator, SCIMAC (South East China International Maritime Arbitration Court
  • Member, Danish Contract Management Association


  • Overvejelser over uklare voldgiftsaftaler, Erhvervsjuridisk Tidsskift nr. 3. Side 201-205, 2014. 4 pages. Article

Education and language

  • Certified arbitrator, the Danish Bar Association
  • Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English
  • French


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Bech-Bruun's expertise across litigation, arbitration and mediation allows it to act on the implementation of decision enforcements and provide litigation risk assessment advice. The group is notably active in the construction sector and regularly acts in procurement, insolvency and post-M&A disputes. (...) Other key names include (...) and Carsten Pedersen, who specialises in professional and directors liability disputes.

Legal500, Dispute Resolution

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Carsten Pedersen has outstanding analytic skills and can boil even very complex matters down to the key issues and offer guidance above and beyond the legal advice. He is second to none when it comes to business partnering.’

Legal500, Dispute Resolution

Carsten Pedersen has experience in breach of duty claims and insurance cases as well as post-M&A disputes, being well equipped to assist clients with both litigation and arbitration proceedings. An interviewee notes his attention to clients' needs, adding that "he is very good at understanding the commercial aspects and advising on strategic matters."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Dispute Resolution