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Comment: The consistent structuring of this recommended firm in insurance has proved itself to be very fruitful. In the market, its advice at the interface of D&O insurance and insolvency cases, for instance, has not gone unnoticed. Although the practice’s work on technical property damages and major damages has been less visible in the market, but recently won instructions from two European airports in connection with major claims due to its long-standing experience advising Düsseldorf airport. At the same time, the demand for product development in connection with cyber risks has continued to grow. In Munich, however, with the departure of Dr. Quirin Vergho, an experienced associate left for Arnecke Sibeth.
Strengths: Experience with major technical damages. Internationally integrated practice, particularly with London.
Recommended: Dr. Gunbritt Kammerer-Galahn (product advice).
Practice: Litigation for insurers regarding general liability, D&O, property, transport and technical insurance, as well as product liability. Also pronounced emphasis in product advice, incl. cybercrime, D&O and post-M&A policies, company pension provision. ?Corporate advice to insurers with an emphasis in run-off work and advice to reinsurers. (5 partners, 1 counsel, 5 associates)
Clients: ?? Chubb on international product liability claims; regular advice, incl. in coverage proceedings to Ergo, Generali Leben, Provinzial Rheinland; law firm and US general liability insurer on breaches of duty in the context of the Hertie insolvency.