Practice Expertise

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Construction
  • Employment and Labour Law

Areas of Practice

  • Construction
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Corporate Criminal Law

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Dispute Resolution Group - Member
  • White Collar Crime Group - Member


Peter Schradieck is head of our Dispute Resolution team. His practice is exclusively centred on preparing and negotiating major litigation and arbitration proceedings in the areas of management responsibility, banking and finance, post M&A disputes, IP and marketing law. He also prepares and conducts major legal inquiries.

Peter has broad experience from conducting more than 150 litigation and arbitration proceedings and has been involved in negotiating some of the biggest litigation and arbitration cases in Denmark.

Peter conducts litigation before the ordinary courts of law, including injunction proceedings before the enforcement courts, as well as arbitration proceedings before the Danish Institute of Arbitration (DIA), the Danish Arbitration Board for Building and Construction and before international arbitration institutions such as the ICC, the LCIA and the SCC. Peter is also a certified arbitrator and is regularly appointed an arbitrator.

Peter previously worked for six years in the practice areas IP law and Life Science.

Peter also holds a Master's degree in strategy, finance and corporate governance from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), and he is co-author of the annotated Danish Act on Measures to Prevent Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (The Anti-Money Laundering Act) (2020).

  • Greenland Minerals - counsel to the Australian mining company Greenland Minerals in an international arbitration concerning governmental interference with the mining project Kvanefjeld in Greenland, the world's second-largest mining project for rare earth minerals with a conservatively assessed value of USD 3 billion. 
  • Metro construction arbitration - representation of a contractor as lead counsel in a DKK multi-billion construction dispute 
  • Lead counsel - in arbitration proceedings before ICC regarding the termination of agreements on delivery of ingredients and raw materials – value of DKK 250 million
  • Lead counsel for a bank- in a lawsuit regarding the conclusion of SWAP agreements – value of DKK 100 million
  • Lead counsel - in a lawsuit regarding the cancellation of a share trade – value of DKK 250 million
  • Co-counsel in arbitration proceedings before DIA regarding the termination of an exclusive distribution agreement – value of DKK 1 billion
  • Lead-counsel - in arbitration proceedings before DIA regarding an M&A transaction – value of DKK 300 million
  • Lead counsel - in group arbitration proceedings before DIA and ICC regarding the termination of agreements on delivery of marine engines – value of DKK 150 million
  • Lead counsel to the employer - regarding the interpretation of FIDIC contracts for the construction and delivery of wind turbines – value of DKK 100 million

Bar Admissions
Dansk Forening for Voldgiftsret (a Danish arbitration association) 

The Danish Society for Construction and Consulting Law 

The Danish Association of Insurance Law (AIDA) 

The Danish Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property 

Dansk Forening for Miljøret (an association of Danish attorneys specialising in environmental law)

2008 Admitted to the Danish Supreme Court

2004 Graduate diploma in Business Administration (Organisation), Copenhagen Business School

2003 Admitted to the Danish High Court

2001 Admitted to the bar 

1998 Master of Laws, University of Copenhagen

Areas of Practice

  • Construction
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment and Labour Law
  • Corporate Criminal Law

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience
  • 2022 Legal 500 Private Practice Powerlist
  • 2022 Legal 500 Hall of Fame
  • 2022 Chambers Global
  • 2021 Legal 500 Hall of Fame V2
  • 2021 Chambers Global
  • 2020 Legal 500
  • 2020 Chambers Global
  • 2019 Legal 500
  • 2019 Chambers Global
  • 2018 Legal 500
  • 2018 Chambers Global
  • 2017 Legal 500
  • 2017 Chambers Global
  • 2016 Legal 500
  • 2016 Chambers Global
  • 2015 Chambers Global
  • 2014 Legal 500
  • 2014 Chambers Global


Permanent contributor to the International Law Office Legal Newsletters, Litigation & Arbitration

The Dispute Resolution Review, fifth edition, 2013, co-author




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