DLA Piper launches an Insurance practice in Luxembourg with new hire

DLA Piper is proud to announce the hiring of David De Cubber, as counsel and local head of the insurance and reinsurance practice. David brings with him 20 years of knowledge and experience in the industry, and will play a key role in expanding the global firm's services and in strategically positioning the Luxembourg office as a key market participant in that field.

Having acted as Head of Legal at Lombard International Assurance for six years and Head of Legal at HSBC Private Luxembourg for another six years, David de Cubber has a proven track record of success in the insurance and financial services industries. His background has given him a unique insight and profound knowledge of the legal, regulatory, and contractual aspects entrenched in the insurance and banking sectors and allows him to perfectly and pragmatically address the needs and challenges faced by insurance companies and professionals of the financial sector.

"We are thrilled to welcome David De Cubber to the DLA Piper team," said Country Managing Partner Catherine Pogorzelski, "His technical skills, entrepreneurial mindset and client-centric approach, combined with his extensive experience, will strengthen our local positioning in the (re)insurance field and enable us to grow our market share in the financial services and (re)insurance industries. This appointment represents a significant step in our Luxembourg growth strategy and we are convinced that David will be a valuable asset to our clients and team."

David added: “I am delighted to be joining the growing and globally positioned DLA Piper team and excited about the opportunities that lie ahead. I look forward to contributing my expertise to the firm and working with my new colleagues to provide top-notch service to our clients."

DLA Piper is committed to providing its clients with the highest level of service. With the addition of David De Cubber’s expertise and impressive experience, it expands its international insurance practice into Luxembourg, whilst bolstering the office’s broad financial sector capabilities.