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DLA Piper LLP

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What the team is known for

DLA Piper houses a highly esteemed insurance practice, covering regulatory as well as transactional mandates for policyholders as well as prominent insurers. Its team regularly represents clients in complex disputes including mass proceedings often in relation to D&O, E&O and construction defects as well as product liability claims. The firm also assists with insurance coverage issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, the team offers expertise in transactional and regulatory mandates, including capitalisations, group-wide structurings and policy product distributions. In addition, insurers seek the firm's assistance with the implications of insolvencies of policyholders while also handling authority proceedings. Due to its international office network the law firm is well placed to handle cross-border insurance mandates.

Strengths

One client highlights the firm's "ability to handle complex mandates," adding: "Whenever we deal with an international matter, DLA is our first choice due to this excellent working network."

Another client describes the team as "very well rehearsed in handling cross-border matters."

Work highlights

Represented the Evangelische Zusatzversorgungskasse in mass proceedings regarding the supervisory requirements for the levying of monetary reorganisation and representation before reclaiming members.

Notable practitioners

According to clients, Christian Schneider is "always available, very customer-oriented and has a broad understanding." He is highly experienced in handling complex disputes regarding D&O, W&I and COVID-19 related insurance claims.

Cologne-based practitioner Gunne Bähr is well placed to advise on the full spectrum of insurance mandates from policy distributions and regulatory compliance to litigation and authority proceedings. "He's very proactive and does not wait around for us to reach out to him but keeps us up to date on developments," says a client.

Thomas Gädtke represents policyholders and insurers in complex cross-border disputes especially those in relation to D&O liability. "Thomas combines extensive know-how on insurance law and excellent case handling," according to a source.

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Insurance

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

Augustinerstraße 10

Cologne

North Rhine-Westphalia

Germany

50667

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Germany

Insurance


Christian Schneider
Band 2
Gunne Bähr
Band 2
Thomas Gädtke
Band 2

Insurance: Transactional


Gunne Bähr
Band 3