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Firms To Watch: Advice to insurers

ARQIS acts from Munich and Düsseldorf and is led by Mirjam Boche; the team is well versed in W&I insurance.

Advice to insurers in Germany

A&O Shearman

A&O Shearman continues to be among the top addresses in the German insurance market and has extensive expertise in the ongoing advice to insurance companies, insurtechs, brokers and investors. The co-head of the global insurance practice, Jan Schröder, also leads the German team and focuses on insurance company law, corporate law, insurance supervisory law and company pension law. Hans Diekmann is a key contact for transactions and restructuring projects, while of counsel Stephan Funck specialises in supervisory law compliant alternative investments and Achim Schmid advises insurance and reinsurance companies on transactions pertaining to German and European supervisory law, including cross-border matters. Marie-Luise von Buchwaldt is also well versed in transaction support.

Practice head(s):

Jan Schröder

Other key lawyers:

Achim Schmid; Hans Diekmann; Stephan Funck; Marie-Luise von Buchwaldt


‘Particularly well-developed knowledge of the industry, extremely high reliability, pragmatic!’

‘Jan Schröder and Achim Schmid are extremely reliable and deliver particularly high quality.’

‘What is unique is the practical understanding of the specific needs of our management and our legal department. Pragmatic and legally secure solutions are always provided. The legal services are tailor-made and valuable.’

Key clients

Allianz Gruppe

Athora Group

BNP Paribas

Canada Life Group

Deutsche BetriebsRenten Holding

FM Global

Frankfurter Leben Guppe

Markel Insurance Group

Munich Re

Swiss Life Gruppe


Zurich Group

Work highlights

  • Advising the Athora Group on the acquisition of a closed-to new business portfolio of pension and endowment life insurance policies from the former DBV-Winterthur Leben (DWL) from AXA Germany with assets under management of around €19 billion.

  • Advising the Zurich Group in an auction process on the sale of its traditional life insurance portfolio to the Viridium Group with assets under management of around €21 billion.

  • Advising Swiss Life Deutschland Holding GmbH on the acquisition of the Hanover-based technology company Franke and Bornberg Research GmbH, including the investment in vers.diagnose GmbH.

Clyde & Co LLP

Insurance companies frequently instruct Clyde & Co LLP on insurance supervision and transactions; these competencies also correspond with the expertise of practice head Eva-Maria Barbosa. She acts from the Munich location, which focuses on W&I insurance matters. This offering is complemented by expertise in run-offs, insurance disputes, insurance contract and insurance broker law as well as issues at the interface with compliance, data protection law and D&O liability.

Practice head(s):

Eva-Maria Barbosa

Other key lawyers:

Andreas Börner; Henning Schaloske; Petra Scheida

Work highlights

DLA Piper

Led by Thomas Gädtke, DLA Piper focuses on insurance supervision, whereas recent growth areas include compensation issues in life insurance and compliance. Gunne Bähr regularly advises German and international insurers and reinsurers as well as insurance brokers on the regulatory aspects of transactions and also acts in proceedings before BaFin. Christian Schneider is well versed in insurance and liability insurance law; the two counsel Manuel Baroch Castellvi and Volker Lemmer are experienced in regulatory matters. Andreas Meyer-Landrut (expertise at the intersection with corporate law) joined Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in February 2024 as of counsel.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Gädtke

Other key lawyers:

Christian Schneider; Gunne Bähr; Manuel Baroch Castellvi; Volker Lemmer


‘The DLA team for insurance law is at the top, particularly in the area of ​​regulatory law. It not only knows the legal requirements, but also the practice of the supervisory authorities and the insurance market. Very strong in dialogue with the insurance supervisory authority.’

‘Gunne Bähr: Strong lawyer with an extraordinary market overview in the insurance industry.’

‘Volker Lemmer: Very thorough, always well prepared.’

‘Gunne Bähr: Competent, experienced, concise and tactically adept.’

‘Manuel Baroch Castelvi: Always approachable, very competent and client-oriented, is in no way inferior to the partners involved.’

‘Christian Schneider: Excellent claims processing; Always a professional and goal-oriented approach when processing mandates.’

Work highlights

  • Advising the Luxembourg subsidiary of a listed insurance group on the design of life insurance conditions for the German market. Advising the client on its offer of unit-linked life insurance in the service sector in Germany and on the cooperation of the German sales unit with the group.

  • Advising an internationally active insurance company on cooperation with an online travel portal; Among other things, various wording projects as well as numerous regulatory issues such as complaints and tax compliance.

  • Advising a leading Scandinavian insurer on market entry in Germany in the affinity business (consumer/supplementary insurance). Additionally, advice on regulatory and product compliance, tax law and general compliance in Germany.

Hengeler Mueller

Hengeler Mueller‘s insurance practice is led by Carl-Philipp Eberlein and offers longstanding experience in corporate law and supervisory matters, including transaction support as well as antitrust and merger control issues; the latter two areas also draw on the team’s extensive experience in insurance antitrust law. Eberlein complements this with interface expertise in insurance supervisory law, banking supervisory law and financial market regulation, while Vera Jungkind primarily advises on compliance issues and internal investigations; Daniel Illhardt regularly acts at the corporate law intersection. Among the client roster are well-known German insurers as well as numerous smaller insurance companies and international insurance groups.

Practice head(s):

Carl-Philipp Eberlein

Other key lawyers:

Vera Jungkind; Thorsten Mäger; Daniel Illhardt

Work highlights

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP‘s insurance law team is regularly active in transaction support. The practice follows a cross-locational as well as cross-practice approach, thus covering interfacing tax, corporate, regulatory, and employment law matters. The restructuring of company pension schemes is another mainstay, where practice head Christoph Küppers is a key contact; he frequently acts on behalf of financial service providers, listed companies and companies, including private equity houses. Corporate governance and corporate compliance matters are a key strength of Christoph Louven and Birgit Reese; both are also experienced in corporate and regulatory restructuring.

Practice head(s):

Christoph Küppers

Other key lawyers:

Christoph Louven; Birgit Reese; Sabine Ernst


‘An excellent and obviously good-humored team that excels in clear and authoritative communication and provides excellent regulatory and contractual advice.’

‘For us, Christoph Küppers is one of the best insurance lawyers in Europe. By delivering not only legal expertise at the highest level, but also proven tax expertise and experience from auditing practice and combining this with excellent market knowledge, he creates added value that clearly goes beyond what is usually provided by good lawyers.’

‘Good cooperation between the partners, also internationally. Is able to support even complex multinational projects. Sets standards in the area of ​​diversity.’

Key clients

Försäkringsaktiebolaget Agria (publ)


DELL Technologies Inc., U.S.A.

ERGO Group

General Reinsurance AG

Generali Deutschland AG

Goldman Sachs


Hesse Digital AG

IDEAL Versicherungsgruppe

Jungheinrich Aktiengesellschaft

Konzern Versicherungskammer und LUWIN Real Estate

Newline Europe Versicherung AG

ÖRAG Rechtsschutzversicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft

Provinzial Versicherungsgruppe

ROLAND Rechtsschutz-Versicherungs-AG

Signal Iduna


Viridium Gruppe

Work highlights

  • Advising the IDEAL insurance group on the takeover of myLife life insurance and fee concept.

  • Advising the Talanx Group on the acquisition of the insurance business of Liberty Mutual Insurance Inc. in Latin America.

  • Advising Signal Iduna on labor law as part of a group-wide transformation program.


Linklaters demonstrates particular strength in restructuring and transactions and is also well versed in the advice on business expansion. The focus here is on insurance company law at the interface with corporate law and M&A. The international orientation and integration of the German team is highlighted with Wolfgang Krauel and Thomas Broichhausen as co-heads of the global insurance group. Broichhausen is experienced in reinsurance structures and bancassurance transactions and also counts insurtechs and fintechs among his clients; Frederik Winter is the key contact for general insurance supervisory matters and investment restrictions.

Practice head(s):

Wolfgang Krauel; Thomas Broichhausen

Other key lawyers:

Frederik Winter; Katrin Zink; Pascal Mildahn


‘Competent advice at the highest level, with the necessary eye for practical relevance. Availability and customer focus.’

‘Very fast response times, extremely good accessibility and availability, good mix of seniority levels within the team.’

‘Very trusting cooperation, outstanding commitment to the client.’

‘The Linklaters team has developed broad knowledge and experience across the entire spectrum of insurance (regulatory law) and can therefore be called upon as ad hoc advisors.’

‘Large and renowned law firm that includes a strong team with profound expertise in the areas of insurance, insurance regulatory law and capital markets law. It primarily covers areas of regulation that are required as part of product design for insurance products and beyond.’

‘The team is equipped with competent partners in a targeted manner according to the desired topics, acts transparently, quickly and reliably and is always customer-oriented.’

‘Frederik Winter: Very profound knowledge of insurance regulatory law, including practical experience from previous mandates. Captures the economic background very well and records solutions. Is a reliable and very pleasant conversation partner.’

‘A very motivated and qualified team that always coordinates perfectly internally and does such excellent work.’

Work highlights

  • Advising Clark Holding SE on the takeover of the British start-up Anorak, on the takeover of the Swiss broker UB Partner, on the acquisition of the group by Clark from Allianz – and corporate law issues.

  • Advising ADAC Finanzdienste GmbH on the termination of the credit card business with LBB and negotiating a potential new cooperation with Solaris SE.

  • Advising an insurance industry association on the effects of the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act on the insurance industry, in particular on the question of the extent to which insurers’ due diligence obligations extend to customers.

Taylor Wessing

Taylor Wessing focuses on insurance supervision and insurance broker law. The German team is led by Gunbritt Kammerer-Galahn, who also coordinates the firm’s international financial services & insurance practice and is known for her expertise in ESG matters, insurance M&A, run-offs, reinsurance contracts as well as D&O, liability, accident and residual debt (life) insurance. Claus Peter Knufinke specialises in industrial insurance claims in connection with the settlement of property damages and Oliver Klöck is well versed in statutory health insurance law, while Karolina Lange-Kulmann focuses on regulatory matters. Franz Janssen (property and default damages as well as aviation liability) retired in September 2022.

Practice head(s):

Gunbritt Kammerer-Galahn

Other key lawyers:

Claus Peter Knufinke; Oliver Klöck; Karolina Lange-Kulmann; Jan Andresen


‘The issue is dealt with at eye level with the client in a totally friendly atmosphere.’

‘Extremely good attitude – very nice and accommodating. Callbacks are carried out on request/email in a very detailed and timely manner – professionalism in the cases known so far is 100%! Overall positive experience!’

All in all, from the initial contact to the conclusion, a well-rounded affair that puts TW in a very positive light.

Key clients

AXA Versicherung AG

CHUBB European Group SE

Crédit Agricole Assurances (CACI) SA

Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK Limited


Fidelis Insurance


Kommunaler Schadenausgleich (KSA)

Partner Re Europe SE, Zurich Branch

Provinzial Versicherung AG

Proxalto Lebensversicherung AG

R+V Re

REMCI® Finance GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising ERGO Group AG on ESG regulation in relation to sales and certain investments in funds.

  • Advising AXA Versicherung AG on all aspects of reinsurance contract law.

  • Advising R+V Re on reinsurance contract law with regard to the concept of cumulative damage.


BACH LANGHEID DALLMAYR specialises in insurance and liability law and advises national and international insurance companies, financial service providers as well as clients from the industry, commerce and trade sectors. Insurance company law and personal insurance are key competencies of Joachim Grote; he is additionally experienced in insurance supervisory law as well as life, occupational disability, health and accident insurance. Martin Schaaf is a key contact for regulatory matters and life insurance, while Alexander Beyer and Tobias Britz have expertise in data protection matters. Beyer is also experienced in advising on health insurance and Britz is well versed in company pension schemes. Reinhard Dallmayr‘s expertise is regularly requested in the areas of reinsurance, insurance supervisory law and financial and professional lines (D&O).

Practice head(s):

Joachim Grote

Other key lawyers:

Alexander Beyer; Tobias Britz; Martin Schaaf; Reinhard Dallmayr


‘Excellent specialist knowledge, competent and at the same time pragmatic advice.’

‘Individual and practice-oriented solution approaches. Very good negotiation technique.’

Work highlights


CMS advises clients on the entire spectrum of insurance and reinsurance law and is led by Winfried Schnepp, who regularly advises insurance companies and insurance brokers on private law and regulatory issues. Thomas Maur made partner in early 2023 and specialises in the development and distribution of insurance products; he frequently advises on the market entry of fully digitised insurers and insurance brokers.

Practice head(s):

Winfried Schnepp

Other key lawyers:

Thomas Maur; Alexander Hoffmann; Eva Margareta Wolff; Aline Icha-Spratte


‘In addition to excellent specialist knowledge, a good understanding of the problems.’

‘Extremely well-positioned team in all areas of insurance law, especially insurance distribution law. Here we are always in close contact with other practice areas, so that “all-round advice” is always guaranteed.’

Thomas Maur: Highly specialized and always up-to-date. Always looking for pragmatic solutions, but without losing sight of the client’s interests.

Key clients

Greensill Bank

Münchener RückversicherungsGesellschaft

Cadence Growth Capital (CGC)

AXA Partners S.A.S. Zweigniederlassung Deutschland

Albatros Versicherungsdienste GmbH

Allianz Real Estate GmbH

Delvag Versicherungs-AG

ZURICH Gruppe Deutschland

Erwin Himmelseher Assekuranz-Vermittlung GmbH & Co. KG

HDI Versicherung AG


Inter Partner Assistance S.A.

Lemonade NV, BV und Inc.

Lombard International Assurance S.A.

MSIG Insurance Europe AG

Octium Life DAC

Porsche AG

SIGNAL IDUNA Lebensversicherung a.G.

Trisor GmbH

Servify (Europe) BV

Work highlights

  • Support in the insolvency proceedings of Greensill Bank, in particular credit insurance issues and D&O insurance protection issues.

  • Ongoing regulatory advice on real estate-related investments by the Allianz Group in the reporting period for a total of four investments.


Dentons impresses with its expertise in insurance distribution and supervision as well as the interface expertise in insurance contract, corporate, antitrust and tax law. Kai Goretzky leads both the German and European insurance practice and demonstrates particular strength in European insurance supervisory, broker and insurance contract law as well as in compliance matters; his current advisory focus includes the digitisation of the insurance industry via insurtechs, automatic processes and AI, as well as the distribution of sustainable insurance products. Michael Graf (head of German and European tax practice) is the key contact for tax law issues. Andreas Berberich primarily advises on W&I insurance and tax risk insurance matters.

Practice head(s):

Kai Goretzky

Other key lawyers:

Michael Graf; Andreas Berberich


‘In addition to a high level of specialist knowledge, a pragmatic and practical consulting approach. Symphytic and emphatic demeanor.’

‘To know that you have a team of experts at your side who, with great specialist knowledge and, above all, practical experience, are there to help you whenever you need support – who are simply up to date and provide concrete assistance.’

‘We got to know Kai Goretzky as an excellent lawyer who combines theoretical knowledge with great practical expertise. We value him as a consultant who contributes his knowledge proactively without being intrusive. He’s just there when you need him!’

I appreciate the way they present themselves to their clients. Well-prepared people who work in a good mood even in difficult times.

Key clients

ABN AMRO Niederlassung für Deutschland (vormals Bethmann Bank)


Allianz SE

Ambridge GmbH & Co KG

Baloise Vie

BG Kliniken Ludwigshafen und Tübingen gGmbH /BG Kliniken- Klinikverbund der gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung gGmbH



Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG


Gothaer Finanzholding AG


Nissan Insurance International Ltd.

Pinnacle Pet Group (PPG)

Prisma Life

Vivy GmbH (Allianz Group)

Volante Germany

UPS Capital



Work highlights

  • Advising the COGITANDA Group in the context of several analyzes on the regulatory classification and sales implementation of insurance protection against cyber risks through a co-insurance community using underwriters and cyber service providers from the COGITANDA Group (Cyber ​​Resilience Services).

  • Advising the Pinnacle Pet Group (PPG) and preparing a comparative legal study for Germany, France, Belgium and the Netherlands to implement a sales concept in which PPG offers insurance products online under the brand of sales partners (embedded insurance).

  • Advising ABN AMRO on the design of a sales process that enables ABN AMRO’s insurance department to determine ESG preferences of insurance customers in accordance with EU regulations.

KPMG Law in Germany

KPMG Law in Germany focuses on the establishment and restructuring of insurance companies, insurance-related services, M&A transactions and the establishment of new distribution channels and products. Practice head Ulrich Keunecke in particular is well versed in these topics and supports clients in national and cross-border projects and also advises on capital investments. The regulatory advice on the establishment and restructuring of insurance companies is accompanied by interfacing tax law matters and business management expertise, thanks to the close cross-practice cooperation. Frank Püttgen impresses with his expertise in financial lines as well as distribution and regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Ulrich Keunecke

Other key lawyers:

Frank Püttgen

Key clients

Deutscher Reisesicherungsfonds GmbH

Work highlights


Noerr primarily advises banks and insurers, which benefit from the expertise in interfacing corporate, M&A, capital markets, antitrust, tax and employment law matters. Practice head Thomas Heitzer advises insurers and reinsurers on insurance company law, particularly supervisory law matters as well as insurance portfolios and restructuring. In the area of ​​insurance distribution, Lisa Haseloff advises on regulatory requirements, including in the context of digital distribution systems.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Heitzer

Other key lawyers:

Lisa Haseloff


‘I used the services of Thomas Heitzer and Lisa Haselhoff on insurance-related topics. Key Strengths: The team’s commercial approach stands out, along with the ability to concretely explain risks and potential solutions to complex legal matters.’

‘I really appreciate the team’s availability, they really go “the extra mile” to get things done on time.’

‘I appreciate Thomas Heitzer for his pragmatic approach and his ability to explain complex legal matters simply and understandably.’

‘Lisa Haselhoff should be praised for her sociability and availability.’

‘Particularly noteworthy is the professional competence, reliability and understanding of the operational characteristics of large organizations.’

Key clients

Getsafe GmbH

heycar Group (Mobility Trader Holding GmbH)

BBV-Gruppe Die Bayrische

Allianz SE

Europäische Direktbank


Bayerische Versorgungskammer

Work highlights

  • Advising a large German primary insurance group on the group’s regulatory restructuring in international business; complex owner control procedure with supervisory authorities in other EU countries.

  • Advising a pension fund on restructuring with the participation of BaFin; Solving unaddressed legal requirements and developing a model with BaFin.

  • Advising various primary insurance groups on the design of investments worth billions.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Since September 2022, Norton Rose Fulbright's insurance practice is led by Anne Fischer, formerly at A&O Shearman; she is well versed in transaction support as well as in insurance company and supervisory law. While the practice's traditionally strong focus on W&I matters has continuously expanded, recent instructions by well-known German insurers pertain to company law, governance, licensing, supervisory law as well as product design and distribution matters. In December 2022, Friederike Landauer (insurance law) joined the team as counsel from DLA Piper.

Practice head(s):

Anne Fischer

Other key lawyers:

Jamie Nowak; Friederike Landauer


‘Very experienced corporate insurance team. Exceptionally service-oriented partners with a hands-on mentality.’

Key clients








ELEMENT Insurance AG

Euclid Insurance




Howden Group


Hyperion Insurance Group


Munich Re

Net Zero Insurance Alliance

PIB Group

Signal Iduna

Swiss Life


Work highlights

  • Advising the Zurich Deutschland Group on regulatory clearance procedures and other closing preparations in connection with the sale of its traditional life insurance business to Viridium.

  • Advising ELEMENT Insurance AG on the completion of the regulatory process regarding the takeover of mailo Versicherung AG.

  • Advising the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance, launched by the United Nations, on various regulatory, competition and antitrust ESG issues at a global level.


Oppenhoff‘s traditional strength is the advice on transactional insurance law matters to insurance companies. The team routinely handles insurance supervisory and compliance issues as well as tax, accounting and corporate law issues. Thanks to interface expertise in employment law as well as outsourcing, IT and data protection, the team is regularly instructed in connection with digitisation matters. Till Liebau acts on behalf of leading W&I insurers in the underwriting of M&A risks and advises on group structuring and other corporate law matters.

Other key lawyers:

Hanno Goltz; Markus Rasner; Till Liebau; Anna-Catharina von Girsewald

Key clients

VHV Versicherungsgruppe

MRH Trowe Holding AG

PKV Verband der Privaten Krankenversicherung e.V.

ROLAND Rechtsschutz-Versicherungs-AG

ANV Global Services Ltd.

Hannover Rück SE

RiskPoint Ford Versicherungs-Vermittlungs-GmbH (FVV)

Solarisbank AG

Work highlights

  • Advice on restructuring within the VHV Group through the establishment and development of the new holding VHV Digital Services GmbH as well as a virtual holding company to bundle certain activities of the group.

  • Advising industrial insurance broker MRH Trowe on its minority investment by private equity investor TA Associates.

  • Advising the PKV Verband der Privaten Krankenversicherung e.V on various IT and contractual matters as well as in the area of ​​cooperation with research institutions and federal authorities.


ADVANT Beiten is primarily active in the area of ​​financial lines and the handling of such claims for insurers. Led by Florian Weichselgärtner, who is experienced in handling complex liability claims, the team covers various interfaces such as tax, criminal, employment and corporate law as well as M&A and insolvency law. Among the core topics are D&O insurance and professional liability as well as damage to trust and litigation.

Practice head(s):

Florian Weichselgärtner


‘Very service-oriented, pragmatic and solution-oriented.’

‘Florian Weichselgärtner is characterized by excellent legal knowledge, prudent and very service-oriented as well as confident management of mandates.’

Key clients

Gothaer Versicherung AG

Vienna-Life Lebensversicherung AG

Work highlights

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance supports insurers in M&A transactions, particularly in the real estate sector, and in corporate restructuring; Christian Keilich is a key contact for the latter; while Marco Simonis is regularly instructed on investment funds and asset management structures. The team is also experienced in cross-border transactions thanks to the international network; Thomas Krecek and Jörg Rhiel are among the key contacts here. Jan Grabbe focuses on accounting and tax-driven restructuring measures.

Other key lawyers:

Thomas Krecek; Marco Simonis; Jan Grabbe; Jörg Rhiel; Christian Keilich

Work highlights

Gleiss Lutz

Gleiss Lutz's team is led by Tobias Harzenetter and Andreas Löhdefink and supports leading international insurers and reinsurers as well as health insurance companies in restructuring and transactions, which also includes corporate and insurance supervisory matters. This is complemented by expertise in various interfaces such as compliance and corporate governance as well as antitrust, employmnet, data protection and tax law.

Practice head(s):

Tobias Harzenetter; Andreas Löhdefink

Other key lawyers:

Michael Arnold; Ingo Brinker

Key clients

ADAC Versicherung


ERGO Group


Munich Re

Versicherungskammer Bayern

Work highlights

  • Advising the Supervisory Board of HDI VaG, as the majority shareholder of Talanx AG, on securing a financing package worth €1.25 billion for Talanx.

  • Advising Munich Re on the acquisition of the InsurTech Apinity from the Allianz subsidiary Syncier.

  • Advising Munich Re on the general meeting.

GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB

GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB focuses on insurance supervisory law and insurance distribution, which includes traditional distribution systems, online distribution projects as well as apps. The team is jointly led by Roland Hoffmann-Theinert (expertise at the corporate law interface) and Jochen Lehmann (litigation in supervisory law and distribution) and also advises clients on insurance risk analyses. Corporate and capital market law issues are regularly handled by Christoph Niemeyer.

Practice head(s):

Jochen Lehmann; Roland Hoffmann-Theinert

Other key lawyers:

Christoph Niemeyer


Very careful and interest-oriented advice. Thinking about economic contexts.

Dr. Hoffmann-Theinert: Very experienced; thinks outside of the box.

Key clients

Allianz Partners SAS


Work highlights

  • Advising HUK-COBURG on the entry of LVM Versicherung VaG into onpier GmbH, a corporate start-up of HUK-COBURG.

  • Advising HUK-COBURG on the acquisition of 25.1% in the pitstop workshop chain.

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH focuses on the insurance product side on the one hand, particularly the German business of primary and reinsurance companies and insurance brokers based in the EU and other countries, as well as the advice on insurance company law on the other hand; this includes ​​insurance supervision and contract law. Co-head and counsel Alexander Mönning is a key contact for the first segment and co-head Rolf Kobabe a key figure for the latter. Transaction support is another core focus, thanks to interface expertise in corporate law. Marco Arteaga is well versed in company pension schemes.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Mönnig; Rolf Kobabe

Other key lawyers:

Marco Arteaga; Annekatrin Veit

Key clients

Assurant Deutschland GmbH

Verwaltungs-Berufsgenossenschaft (VBG) gesetzliche Unfallversicherung

R+V Lebensversicherung AG

SV SparkassenVersicherung Holding AG

Vertragswechselservice GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising R+V Lebensversicherung AG on the conception of the first industry-wide social partner model for company pension schemes via the pension provider CHEMIE Pensionsfonds, which is part of the R+V Group.

  • Advising the Assurant Insurance Group on insurance product development and contract design with sales partners.

  • Advising SV SparkassenVersicherung Holding AG on the acquisition of the Luxembourg reinsurance company Résa SA.