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Insurance expert joins DWF in Germany

01 July 2021

DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has appointed Dr. Jan-Ulf Suchomel as Partner in the Insurance practice, based in Munich, Germany. 

Jan-Ulf has over 15 years of experience as an insurance litigation lawyer and joins DWF from Fieldfisher where he was a Counsel. During his career, Jan-Ulf has worked for major law firms as Hogan Lovells and DLA Piper.

At DWF Jan-Ulf will lead the German insurance team, as part of the global insurance team, working closely with the Global London Markets team. 

Commenting on the appointment, Oliver Bolthausen, Managing Partner of DWF in Germany, said, "I am delighted that Jan-Ulf is joining us to lead the insurance presence out of Munich. His experience and reputation in the market aligns with our existing teams and our business' deep pedigree in the insurance market. It is great having such a strong German partner adding to our global insurance team and the dispute resolution expertise we have at DWF in Germany.

David Abbott, Head of London Markets at DWF said, "Jan-Ulf has a great reputation and is seen as someone who delivers clear advice with good knowledge on how to navigate local law disputes. His skillset and superb relationships across insurance clients will be a very strong addition to our existing practice and aligns with our strategy of investing further in our Global London Markets capability."

Dr. Jan-Ulf Suchomel, said: "DWF's reputation as specialist legal insurance outfit is definitely one of the key attractions to joining the business. My experience, together with DWF's reputation, will allow me to create a thriving insurance practice for the business. I look forward to getting started."

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