Petra is a corporate insurance specialist offering broad expertise and experience in insurance corporate, regulatory, distribution matters as well as product development. As a former in-house general counsel of a major international insurance group, Petra brings deep knowledge of the industry and in-house needs.
With more than 20 years in the insurance industry, both in private practice and as in-house counsel, Petra is an accomplished lawyer and specialist in corporate insurance, including strategic and pan-European restructuring projects, regulatory and distribution matters as well as product development and review. After holding various positions in the insurance industry, including a secondment in London, Petra was most recently General Counsel for Germany, Scandinavia and the Benelux countries for AXA XL in Cologne, underlining her deep national and cross border knowledge of the industry.
Petra holds a “Master of Commercial Law (LL.M.)” and is specially certified in insurance law (Fachanwältin für Versicherungsrecht). She has been recognised in Legal 500’s list of the top “Corporate Counsel 100 Germany”.
German legal studies at the Universities of Marbug and Cologne
LL.M – Commercial Law (Postgraduate studies of commercial law at the University of Cologne)
Fachanwältin für Versicherungsrecht (Specialisation in Insurance Law)