As a part of Clyde & Co’s Corporate Insurance team, he has a focus on advising clients in all kinds of insurance regulatory and reinsurance law matters with a particular focus on digitalisation matters and projects. In that regard, he is also actively involved with various initiatives within InsurLab Germany e.V. (a platform to connect the insurance and InsurTech world) in the course of the firm's membership, where he also advises on legal implications of Digital Insurance.

Lukas regularly advises clients eg in relation to setting up distribution structures, general compliance questions, including insurance competition law advice, and specifics of German insurance supervisory law. On a regular basis, he does so in international projects, coordinating obtaining advice for clients from various jurisdictions. He also regularly advises on all kinds of reinsurance law matters.

Lukas frequently advises on product development and competition law matters, for example within the context of new forms of insurance offerings or business models.

Admitted to the Dusseldorf chamber of lawyers, Lukas is admitted to practice in Germany. Previously, he, inter alia, worked with the German Insurance Association, and a start-up focusing on the application of machine learning in financial services. He also served as President of the Oxford Fintech & SmartLaw Society (now Oxford University Fintech & Legaltech Society) and Student Fellow at the Oxford Foundry, the new entrepreneurial centre for the University of Oxford.

Education

  • German legal studies at the universities of Munich and Mainz
  • Comparative legal studies at the University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • Legal clerkship at the Frankfurt Regional Court, with stages at the German Consulate General Hong Kong, a Magic Circle firm, and the European Commission in Brussels
  • Postgraduate studies (MSc) in Law and Finance at the Faculty of Law and Saïd Business School, University of Oxford