Recognised as a leading expert for insurance and reinsurance, Henning Schaloske maintains a broad practice focusing on complex claims, reinsurance and regulatory advice and heads Clyde & Co’s German and Continental European insurance practice as European Board Chair and member of the firm’s Global Insurance Executive.
Henning maintains a broad practice focused on insurance and reinsurance law, and has extensive experience in litigation as well as domestic and international arbitration (institutional and ad hoc), including corporate and commercial disputes. In arbitration, he is experienced as counsel as well as arbitrator (chairman/sole and party-appointed) and is certified as an arbitrator for (re)insurance disputes with ARIAS Germany.
He has a particular focus on advising (re)insurers in complex domestic and international claims, either as monitoring, coverage or defence counsel. Due to his outstanding expertise and experience, clients seek his support across all major business lines, especially in the Financial and Professional Lines (D&O, E&O, PI, Crime) as well as Product Liability and Property and CAR/EAR. In recent years, Henning and his team have also become heavily engage in cyber insurance as well as W&I matters, both from a wording development as well as a claims handling perspective. Further, Henning stands out in the market with broad experience in reinsurance matters.
Besides claims work, Henning frequently advises on product development across all business lines and in corporate insurance matters, in particular on German and European regulatory, insurance distribution and insurance competition law.
Henning chairs the Working Group on “PI Insurance/Financial Lines” of the German Bar Association.
Henning is consistently recognized and recommended as a top-tier expert for insurance and reinsurance by JUVE, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, WirtschaftsWoche, Expert Guides and Who’s Who Legal. His expertise is recognized through his listing as a “Leading Individual” for insurance litigation by Legal 500 and for D&O by JUVE Handbook. In addition, Who’s Who Legal has named Henning one of the top three “Most Highly Regarded Individuals” for insurance law in Germany stating that he “earns plaudits for his leading expertise in insurance claims and related regulatory issue” (Who’s Who Legal Germany, 2022). According to clients, “he is very proficient in insurance distribution and supervisory matters, has strong management skills and builds and runs excellent teams” (Chambers Europe, 2022), and is appreciated for his “extreme quick service” (JUVE Handbook, 2022). German business weekly WirtschaftsWoche has selected Henning a “2021 Top Lawyer for Insurance Law”, in 2022 he has been awarded a “Legal All Star” for insurance law, taking the first place.
“Global Leader” for Insurance & Reinsurance
Who's Who Legal 2022
“Top Lawyer” for Insurance Law