Heike Andrea Schmitz focuses on advising companies of the insurance and finance sector on all corporate matters as well as the investment of assets of insurance companies and on fund law.

She primarily advises national and international clients (insurance companies, pension funds, pension schemes, asset managers and service providers) regarding investments under Solvency I and Solvency II, fund structuring and fund law as well as on M&A transactions, run-off/legacy business and group restructuring.

Based on her long-standing experience in the group legal department of a large European insurance group she provides an inside perspective in topics relevant for the insurance sector and is very experienced in working with experts from other disciplines (eg asset management, accounting and tax).