ARIAS (UK)

LÜER, Dieter W.

Member since:April 1996
Telephone:+49 89 29097 0
Fax:+49 89 29097 200
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Nationality:German

Education

Universities of Heidelberg and Kiel 1958-1963; First State Law Examination, Heidelberg 1963;Academy of Public Administration, Speyer 1967-1968; Second State Law Examination, Stuttgart 1968; Bar Admission: Munich 1996; admitted to Munich District Courts and Court of Appeal

Positions Held

  • Member of the Board, gwmk, Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftsmediation und Konfliktmanagement e.V., München, 1998-2005;
  • Member of the Board of Management – Frankona Rück., München, 1983-1996;
  • Head of international Underwriting Departments – Frankona Rück., München, 1974-1983;
  • General Counsel – Aachener Rück., 1969-1974; Assistant, Faculty of Law – Heidelberg University, 1964-1968

Present Position

Of/Counsel, Heussen Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, München.

Professional Associations

  • AIDA Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances; British Insurance Law Association; DAV Deutscher AnwaltVerein (Working Group on Insurance Law); Deutscher Verein für Versicherungswissenschaft; DIS Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit; Panel Member for ARIAS (UK); ASA Swiss Arbitration Association; DIS Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit and Reinsurance Association of America

Experience

Specialises in insurance and reinsurance litigation and mediation/ADR. Has participated in various reinsurance arbitrations as Counsel and party-appointed arbitrator. Has made various contributions to periodicals and manuals relating to general legal issues or those concerning insurance, reinsurance and ADR. Co-author of “Kumul der Leistungen, Regress und Subrogation in der privaten und staatlichen Versicherung” AIDA Conference Lausanne, 1974; Haft/Schlieffen (ed.) Handbuch der Mediation, München, 2002; Merkel/Trenel (ed.) Online-Mediation, Berlin, 2003. Co-editor of Lüer/Schwepcke, Rückversicherungsrecht, München, 2013 (handbook on German reinsurance law).

Foreign Languages

German (native language), English, French and Italian; slight Spanish.

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