Mr. Finn Von Würden Petersen v. The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania

The PCA provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (as adopted in 1976)

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Mr. Finn Von Würden Petersen (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2023-11
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

Bilateral treaty
the Agreement between the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark concerning the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments signed on 22 April 1999 and entered into force on 21 October 2005
Country A: Denmark
Country B: Tanzania

Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) United Kingdom
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)

Judith Levine (Sole Arbitrator)

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. Michael Fitzgerald SC

The Cape Bar


Mr. Roger Wakefield

Ms. Daniela Pisanti

Ms Nothando Nyoni

Werksmans Attorneys

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Hon. Judge Dr. Eliezer Mbuki Feleshi

Hon. Attorney General

Prof. Kennedy G. Gastorn

Deputy Attorney General

Dr. Boniphace N. Luhende

Hon. Solicitor General

Ms. Salome Magesa

Mr. Mark Mulwambo

Ms. Angelina Ruhumbika

Ms. Lydia Thomas

Ms. Jenifer Msanga

Solicitor General’s Office

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 1
Date of commencement of proceeding 28 June 2022
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -