According to the new edition of the JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021 BLD is the insurance law firm par excellence and market leader with a "deep understanding of the industry". JUVE quotes market participants who praise BLD’s "professional depth of the practice and the broad experience of the partners".

As in previous years, JUVE confirms the firm's leading position in insurance litigation and product development as well as its strength in D&O, product liability and insurance supervisory law. The ranking emphasizes BLD's ability to identify new trends such as cyber, data protection and digital insurance. According to JUVE, BLD has also been successful in developing more international business which has been translated in an increasing number of instructions in connection with international major losses in product liability that have been handled in close cooperation with Legalign Global partner law firms.

Insurance litigation ★★★★★
Product advice ★★★★★

Recommended lawyers:
Dr. Martin Alexander ("very pleasant", competitor), Dr. Rainer Büsken ("high level of competence and service orientation", client), Bastian Finkel ("competent and pleasant", competitor), Dr. Joachim Grote ("thinks along with and develops new solutions", client), Prof. Dr. Dirk-Carsten Günther, Michael Jakobs, Dr. Franz König, Björn Seitz ("continues to enjoy a high reputation in the market", competitor), Dr. Jürgen Veith

Bastian Finkel and Björn Seitz are mentioned as leading consultants for D&O cases and also in regard of dispute resolution.

Company-related consulting for insurers ★★★
Recommended lawyers:
Dr. Joachim Grote ("develops new solutions", "unique combination of supervisory and product law", clients), Dr. Martin Schaaf

Dr. Joachim Grote is mentioned as leading legal adviser in insurance supervisory law.

Product Liability ★★★★
Recommended lawyers:
Dr. Martin Alexander, Dr. Rainer Büsken ("professional and pleasant", client on both; product liability), Bastian Finkel ("competent and committed", competitors; mainly D&O) and Björn Seitz.