Heike Schmitz focuses on advising companies of the insurance sector on all corporate and commercial matters, in particular on M&A transactions (including run-off/legacy business), complex group restructurings and general corporate matters. In addition, she provides advice on investment and treasury matters and on German fund law and fund structuring.

Based on her long-term experience in the group legal department of a large European insurance group she provides an "inside" perspective in many topics relevant for German insurance companies and special experience in working with interdisciplinary teams (including asset management, accounting and tax) within company structures.