Jacob Skude Rasmussen, born 1978, is a partner at the Copenhagen office of Gorrissen Federspiel. He specialises within dispute resolution and appears regularly before Danish courts as well as in national and international arbitrations. He became Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the University of Lund in 2004, and the following year he graduated with a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Copenhagen. He was admitted to the Danish Bar in 2009 and to the High Court of Denmark in 2012.
For several years he has been assistant professor in International and European Commercial Law at the University of Copenhagen. He is a member of the Danish Branch of Comité Maritime International and International Law Association as well as a member of the Danish Arbitration Association. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Danish Institute of Arbitration on Maritime Disputes.
Jacob Skude Rasmussen has acted as counsel (advocate) in national as well as international arbitrations (institutional and ad hoc) and large scale domestic litigation. His recent work as counsel includes disputes in relation to oil & gas, shipping and professional liability (inter alia liability following the bankruptcy of one of Denmark’s then largest banks).