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Dr. Horst Ihlas


Sin­ce 2005, Horst Ihlas has been the mana­ging direc­tor of the Finan­cial Lines bro­ker Dr. Ihlas GmbH and ser­ves the cli­ents per­so­nal­ly.

From 1992–2005 he was head of Finan­cial Lines for two glo­bal mar­ket lea­ders and in char­ge for Ger­ma­ny, Aus­tria and Switz­er­land.

The work group D&O at the GDV reli­ed on his long-term expe­ri­ence as an insu­rer from 1995–2003.

He has emer­ged as aut­hor of spe­cia­list books and spea­ker.The Insti­tu­te of Ger­man Com­pa­nies tra­ded by stocks (DAI e.V.) awar­ded in 1996 his dis­ser­ta­ti­on in D&O.

Sin­ce 2008 he has been tea­ching at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg in LL.M. insuran­ce

Befo­re his admis­si­on as a lawy­er he stu­di­ed in Bonn and Colo­gne.


Tel.: +49 (0)221 99 383 111
Fax: +49 (0)221 99 383 112
Cell.: +49 (0)151 1565 2297


Martin Bertels


Mar­tin Ber­tels has been a seni­or Finan­cial Lines con­sul­tant with Dr. Ihlas GmbH sin­ce 2013 and a con­sul­tant for medi­um-sized com­pa­nies sin­ce 2010.

In 2006–2010 he worked for Aon as Seni­or Claims Mana­ger in Zurich and as a M & A Seni­or Pro­ject Mana­ger in Frank­furt.

From 1997–2004 he was at the Chubb insuran­ce in Dues­sel­dorf as a con­sul­tant and later Head of lia­bi­li­ty claims. Star­ting from 2002 he was a team lea­der in Finan­cial Lines Claims.

From 1989–1991 he was a con­sul­tant for lia­bi­li­ty los­ses at Nord­stern Ver­si­che­rung in Colo­gne, pre­vious­ly a lawy­er in Dort­mund.

Pri­or to obtai­ning his lawyer’s degree in 1986, he stu­di­ed in Müns­ter.


Tel.: +49 (0)221 99 383 103
Fax: +49 (0)221 99 383 122
Cell.: +49 (0)178 2609 090


Dagmar Laubscher-Tietze


Dag­mar Laubs­cher-Tiet­ze has been a spe­cia­li­zed con­sul­tant in Finan­cial Lines at Dr. Ihlas GmbH sin­ce 2011.

Sin­ce 1996 she has been working as a lawy­er in the area of E&O and Finan­cial Lines.

Sta­ti­ons of her mul­ti-year care­er were both the claims, legal or con­tract depart­ments of various indus­tri­al spe­cia­list insuran­ce bro­kers as well as a Finan­cial Lines insuran­ce world mar­ket lea­ders.

She stu­di­ed law at the uni­ver­si­ties of Mann­heim and Hei­del­berg and com­ple­ted her second legal sta­te exam in 1995.


Tel.: +49 (0)221 99 383 105
Fax: +49 (0)221 99 383 106



Florian Henn, LL.M.


Flo­ri­an Henn has been a spe­cia­li­zed con­sul­tant in Finan­cial Lines at Dr. Ihlas GmbH sin­ce 2016.

He is a post gra­dua­te legal trai­nee at the Colo­gne District Court sin­ce 2020.

From 2018–2020, he stu­di­ed insuran­ce law and gra­dua­ted as LL.M. at Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg.

Pre­vious­ly, he stu­di­ed law at the Uni­ver­si­ties of Bonn and Colo­gne and pas­sed his first sta­te exami­na­ti­on in 2018.


Tel.: +49 (0)221 99 383 125
Fax: +49 (0)221 99 383 126