Jacob Skude Rasmussen is a partner at the Copenhagen office of Gorrissen Federspiel. He specialises in dispute resolution and appears regularly before Danish courts, as well as in national and international arbitrations. He completed a Master of Laws (LLM) 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 obtained the right of audience before the Supreme Court of Denmark in 2017.

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 the Comité Maritime International and the 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 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 and gas, shipping and professional liability (inter alia, liability following the bankruptcy of one of Denmark’s then largest banks).