11 Jul 2016

Clyde launches in Germany with Noerr team

Clyde & Co is to open an office in Düsseldorf, the firm's first in Germany, with the hire of a five-lawyer team from Noerr.


The team launching the new Düsseldorf base includes insurance partners Dr Henning Schaloske and Dr Tanja Schramm and insurance counsel Dr Daniel Kassing. It specialises in insurance work relating to financial and professional lines, property, product liability, cyber, warranty and indemnity and regulatory coverage. It also undertakes defence work, in particular in professional indemnity and product liability matters.

Closing the gap

Simon Konsta, global head of insurance at Clyde, said: ‘Germany is one of the world's most important economies and has an exceptionally strong insurance market supporting its core industries. It has long been a gap in our global network. Having an office in Düsseldorf, in Germany's industrial heartland and the home of many domestic and international insurers, will enable us to better support our international clients, form deeper ties with our German clients and increase our share of outbound work from Germany.’

Ongoing relationship

Clyde has worked with Noerr in Germany for a number of years and said in a statement it will continue to do so after it opens in Düsseldorf. The office will open in September and will be the firm’s fifteenth in Europe and 46th globally.