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Dr. Ole Jensen

Dr. Ole Jensen is an 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 and UNCITRAL Rules). He also acts in state court proceedings related to the enforcement or annulment of arbitral awards.

Apart from his work as counsel and secretary to the tribunal, Dr. Jensen publishes and speaks regularly on international arbitration and is an Assistant Editor for the Journal of International Arbitration.

Selected Publications

  • Tribunal Secretaries in International Arbitration, Oxford University Press (2019), xlix + 474 pp.
  • Due Process Paranoia and the Procedural Judgment Rule: A Safe Harbour for Procedural Management Decisions by International Arbitrators (with Klaus Peter Berger), (2016) 32 Arbitration International 415-435
  • The Arbitrator’s Mandate to Facilitate Settlement (with Klaus Peter Berger), (2017) 40 Fordham International Law Journal 887-917
  • The Law Governing the Arbitration Agreement: A Comparative Analysis of the United Kingdom Supreme Court’s Decision in Enka v Chubb (with Maxi Scherer), [2021] IPRax, Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts 177-187
  • Aligning Arbitrator Assistance with the Parties’ Legitimate Expectations: Proposal of a ‘Trafflic Light Scale of Permissible Tribunal Secretary Tasks’, (2020) ASA Bulletin 375-395
  • Secretaries to Arbitral Tribunals: Judicial Assistants Rooted in Party Autonomy, (2020) 11(3) International Journal for Court Administration 1-17
  • Vereinbarkeit des CETA-Streitbeilegungsmechanismus mit Unionsrecht: Eine Analyse des EuGH Gutachtens 1/17 (with Georg Adler), (2020) ecolex, Fachzeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht, 62-65
  • Trojan Horse Challenges to Arbitral Awards: Singaporean and German Approaches (2017) 6 YAR, Young Arbitration Review (Edition 26) 27-39
  • Die Auslegung von Investitionsschutzabkommen am Beispiel der "umbrella clause": Rechtssicherheit durch höhere Präzision, (2016) RIW, Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft 277-286
  • Setting Aside Arbitral Awards in Model Law Jurisdictions: The Singapore Approach from a German Perspective, (2015) 4 European International Arbitration Review 55-80


  • 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