Dr. Ole Jensen is a senior associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department and is a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group.

Dr. Jensen has experience of arbitrations under a variety of institutional and ad hoc rules (including the ICC, LCIA, DIS, SCC and UNCITRAL Rules). He also acts in state court proceedings related to the challenge, recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards.

Apart from his work as counsel and secretary to arbitral tribunals, Dr. Jensen is a guest lecturer at Humboldt University of Berlin and the University of Chile as well as an Assistant Editor for the Journal of International Arbitration.


  • Representing a European pharmaceutical company in an ICC arbitration against a Japanese pharmaceutical company relating to the payment of royalties under a license agreement after the relevant patents expired. Seated in London, subject to US, EU and Japanese law.

  • Representing the German branch of a global oil and gas service company in a DIS arbitration and setting aside proceedings against an oil and gas storage company relating to alleged defects in subsurface equipment. Seated in Hanover, subject to German law. The dispute was settled on terms favorable to our client.
  • Acting as tribunal secretary in an UNCITRAL arbitration in the railway sector between an African investor and two African states, seated in London; an ICC arbitration in the pharmaceutical sector between Asian and European parties seated in Germany, subject to German law; an LCIA arbitration in the oil industry between African parties, seated in London, subject to English law; an ICC arbitration in the aerospace sector between European parties, seated in Belgium, subject to Belgian law; an LCIA arbitration in the educational sector between European and Middle Eastern parties, seated in London, subject to English law; an ICC arbitration in the aerospace sector between Eastern European parties, seated in Bulgaria, subject to Bulgarian law.


  • Honored with the 2019/2020 DIS Sponsorship Award for his book on Tribunal Secretaries in International Arbitration

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  • Education

    • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Berlin, 2019

    • Dr. iur., University of Cologne, 2018

      summa cum laude
    • Visiting Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2016

    • First State Exam, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, 2015

  • Admissions

    • Rechtsanwalt, Berlin

    • Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales

  • Languages

    • German

    • English