Manuel Baroch Castellvi is specialised in advising insurance companies in questions regarding product development and supervisory law. The focus of his work lies on advising life insurers in contractual questions especially regarding product development and all kind of supervisory issues, advising institutions for occupational retirement provision (IORPs) in contractual and supervisory issues and advising public occupational pensions institutions regarding restructuring issues.

Manuel is author of numerous specialist publications, co-editor of the commentary on the Insurance Supervision Act (Brand/Baroch Castellvi) and was until 2020 for several years lecturer at the Institute for Insurance at Technical University Cologne in insurance supervisory law.

Prior to joining DLA Piper in Cologne in 2016, Manuel worked as an in-house lawyer in the insurance industry with a focus on product development for life insurance and occupational pensions as well as on insurance supervisory law. Furthermore, Manuel worked at an international commercial law firm.