Bastian Finkel is a Managing Partner at the Cologne office and jointly heads the Financial Lines department together with Björn Seitz. He is a Specialised Insurance Lawyer and advises on all topics in his area of expertise. He is also responsible for the firm’s international insurance practice together with Dr Martin Alexander. As one of Germany’s leading D&O experts, Bastian Finkel advises insurers on complex national and international claims and publishes articles on diverse topics, including D&O insurance. He recently coordinated and supported various large D&O cases (e.g., VW emissions scandal, Bilfinger compliance investigation), including those concerned with cum-ex transactions. Bastian Finkel is highly regarded by our clients and his negotiating partners for his business acumen, his eye for strategy and his ability to achieve feasible outcomes in complex negotiations. Thanks to his many years of international consulting work, he maintains close connections to the London insurance market.
Bastian Finkel is well known for his standing in the German insurance world, advising on D&O matters often in connection with insolvency proceedings, as well as ransomware attacks. Sources laud: "He is very structured and quickly gets to the point."
„exzellentes Urteilsvermögen, sehr gute Zusammenarbeit“, Mandant; „gutes Vertrauensverhältnis, trotz verstärkter Konkurrenzsituation“, „hohe Kompetenz bei D&O-Fragen“, Wettbewerber