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Helmut Katschthaler

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Work +49 89 28628 148
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Insurance & Reinsurance, Automotive & New Mobility, Litigation, Arbitration & ADR

Position

Helmut Katschthaler is member and partner in Noerr's insurance & reinsurance practice group. He specializes in insurance and reinsurance law as well as liability law. He has substantial experience in dealing with complex loss events and in national and international litigation and arbitration. Product liability insurance, international insurance law and reinsurance arbitration are particular focuses in his practice. Helmut Katschthaler regularly represents clients in commercial disputes before state courts and in arbitration proceedings.

Career

Joined Noerr in 2001; Partner since 2011.

Languages

Speaks German (native language) and English.

Member

Managing Board of the Practice Group for Insurance Law in the German Bar Association, ARIAS Europe.

Education

Trained as qualified insurance officer; Educated at the University of Munich; Master of Insurance Law at the University of Munster.


Germany: Dispute resolution

Product liability

Within: Product liability

A strong pillar of Noerr’s dispute resolution practice is its expertise in product liability cases. The focus is on the automotive, food and life sciences sectors, and the firm’s full-service approach allows teams to be assembled across practice groups depending on the client’s demands. Recent work includes representing an industrial robot manufacturer in the defence against claims by an automotive industry supplier following a recall campaign. The team led by the experienced Michael Molitoris also represented Schreiner Group in recourse claims between automotive supply chain companies in connection with recall costs. Helmut Katschthaler and newly promoted partner Arun Kapoor are also noted.

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