Sophus Bøgeskov Christensen

Partner, Attorney Aarhus
Business area
  • Litigation
  • Horses, veterinarians and agriculture
  • Purchase and sale of horses
  • Professional liability of advisors
  • Arbitration proceedings and international arbitration
  • German legal matters
Foreign language
  • English and German
Right of audience
  • Supreme Court, 2004


Sophus conducts cases within civil litigation and arbitration before all courts, including both institutional and ad-hoc established arbitration tribunals, representing both insurance companies and foreign clients.

He is among the leading advisers in Denmark within any issues relating to the horse and veterinary business, including the drafting of agreements and handling of disputes, both nationally and internationally.

Moreover, he is a certified Danish and international arbitrator.

In 2003, Sophus was an acting High Court judge in the Western division of the Danish High Court. In 2003-2006, he was an external lecturer in litigation at Aarhus University. In 2002-2008, Sophus was further an external lecturer at Aarhus University as supervisor for the University team in the international court competition Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

He is further external examiner at the compulsory litigation test, appointed by the General Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society.

Sophus is currently external lecturer at Aarhus University, Business and Social Sciences, Department of Law.

Sophus is recommended in Legal 500 in the area of Insurance.



Master of Laws, Aarhus University, 1994
Admitted 1997


Teaching and publications

Comprehensive teaching at and experience from Aarhus University, the Danish Veterinary Association, KU Life, and other international seminars at insurance companies and cooperating partners.


Positions of trust

Danish Arbitration Assocation
Danish Association for Insurance Law (AIDA)
The Board of the Danish Association for the protection of horses
The Danish Society for Construction and Consulting Law