15.02.2021

„LEGAL 500 GERMANY”: BLD top ranked


“Legal 500 Germany” honors BLD as the 'uncontested market leader in insurance litigation' due to 'the firm's comprehensive advice across its offices'.


In addition to the managing partner Björn Seitz, listed as one of the leading individuals in this area in 2021, Carsten Hösker, LL.M. was also mentioned again as next generation partner. Additionally, Legal 500 highlights the managing partners Dr. Rainer Büsken and Dr. Joachim Grote as well as Dr. Martin Alexander, LL.M. (Product liability), Bastian Finkel (Financial Lines and Special Lines), Prof. Dr. Dirk-Carsten Günther (property and transport insurance), Heinz-Otto Höher (motor insurance) and Dr. Franz König, LL.M. (Cyber) as key lawyers at BLD.


BLD also takes top positions among German law firms in the sections “Advice to Insurers” and “Product Liability”.


Legal 500 once again names Dr. Joachim Grote as one of the leading legal advisors for insurance companies in the section "advice to insurers" thanks to his 'profound expertise in insurance regulatory law and compliance'. The lawyers Dr. Alexander Beyer, Dr. Martin Schaaf and Dr. Tobias Britz also stood out with their international work as well as in the sectors transfer of stock and restructurings, data protection law and company pensions.


Concerning the product liability section, Legal 500 emphasizes BLD's 'particular reputation for representing insurers on matters of liability'. Due to their expertise, Dr. Rainer Büsken and Dr. Martin Alexander, LL.M. are highly esteemed. Marcel Hohagen, LL.M. and Carsten Hösker, LL.M. (industrial liability) were praised for their 'calm and relaxed leading of mandates' and 'very good legal knowledge'.


Congratulations to all BLD lawyers named above. A special thanks goes to all the team members at BLD who are not explicitly named but made this possible!


Here are the links to the ranking of Legal 500 Germany:


Dispute settlement insurance law >> (will open an external link)
Advice for insurance companies >> (will open an external link)
Product liability >> (will open an external link)