JUVE Handbook: Estimated in insurance law (2017/2018)
Ranking: Well renowned in the insurance law business, this law firm renders its consulting services in sensitive advisor liability cases. The fact that it deals with numerous cum-ex cases underscores its outstanding experience with tax-related matters as well, which comes in handy in its consulting services for post-M&A disputes too. As a result, this firm has succeeded in entrenching its relationships with existing insurance clients as well as establishing new ones. In a number of cases, including D&O liablility, managers have been known to turn to the law firm directly.
Strengths: Tax law expertise.
Frequently Recommended: Dr. Reinhard Patzina, Thorsten Lotz
Law Practice: Consulting and litigation services in advisor liability, longstanding industry contracts and tax law expertise makes for many cases of professional liability cases (lawyers, notaries, tax advisors, auditors, Insolvency administrators, liquidators) as well as post-M&A disputes and D&O, plus tax and corporate law matters. (3 Partners, 1 Associate)
Clients: Continuously HDI, VWI insurance pool, Ergo, Allianz, Zurich, R+V in tax advisor, auditor and lawyer liability cases; 3 investors in lawsuits against Sarasin Bank in connection with Sheridan funds; legal consultant over alleged violation of duty in connection with contracts for safeguarding a board member; defense of tax consulting/auditing company against lawsuit by the town of Eschborn over allegedly incorrect audit of municipal business.