Comment: This respected firm in insurance has successfully specialized in market niches, which it has been cautiously expanding. Name partner Sprenger often advises German companies on international projects, profiting here from his experience in the insurance industry, in which he himself was long internationally active. For example, the firm recently negotiated insurance coverage for a German engineering company concerning a construction project in Egypt via their industry contacts. The mainstay of the practice, however, is its work for insurers in product development as well as in the settlement of major claims. Here, mediation processes have recently gained in importance, where, in cooperation with former directors of international insurers, industrial losses are under negotiation in order to avoid judicial action.
Strengths: International network, high level of understanding of the branch.
Recommended: Dr. Jens-Dietrich Sprenger.
Practice: Cross-border product and policy structuring for industrial firms. For insurers, litigation, esp. attorney liability, personal, property and transport insurance, as well as regulatory advice. Advice to companies and executive bodies on D&O or board of directors liability as well as litigation for commercial agents. Indian desk advises German insurers and companies. (2 partners, 2 associates, 3 of counsel)
Clients: ?? Ongoing advice to Allianz in southern Germany concerning lawyers’ liability; JLI Maritime on cooperation with Vienne Insurance; Allianz Rechtsschutz on commercial agents’ law; regular advice to Ergo and ANV on W&I policies; engineering company on insurance cover in construction project in Egypt.