Qualified: Registered solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales; Registered foreign lawyer with the Hamburg Bar, Germany
Education (University): Oxford University, MA Jurisprudence
Languages: English, German
With nearly 30 years’ experience, Jan is well recognised as an expert in the insurance and reinsurance field. He has advised numerous major participants – insurers, reinsurers, captives and brokers – in the worldwide re/insurance markets on coverage questions and disputes, relating to high value liability, property and business interruption claims and related subrogated recovery actions, as well as on the contractual terms and conditions of many different types of insurance and reinsurance.
Jan also handles commercial disputes in other areas and has managed substantial High Court litigation, appeal proceedings, and various arbitration and ADR processes. Jan provides the same level of rigour, experience, and sensitivity regardless of the size and nature of the matter at hand from relatively straightforward cases to extremely complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes. He is also an experienced leader in legal management and consultancy services and is recognised by the leading legal directories.
Commercial, strategic and legal advice in one.
Professional Association & Memberships
Law Society of England & Wales
Hamburg Lawyers Bar Association
International Bar Association (past Chair of the Insurance Committee)
British Insurance Law Association
Insurance Institute of London
What you may not know about Jan
Having worked in industry before becoming a lawyer, Jan’s focus is on using his legal skills to achieve commercial and strategic benefits for his clients.
Chambers UK, Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who Legal, Lawyer Monthly