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Dr. Paul Malek, LL.M.

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Dr. Paul Malek, LL.M.

Dr. Paul Malek, LL.M.

Counsel

Paul is a market leading expert in cyber insurance and cyber risk matters covering the whole range from data breaches to liability and business interruption issues caused by cyber-related incidents. Beyond cyber, he has extensive experience in insurance coverage, particularly in the financial lines including D&O and PI, as well as general liability and litigation.

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Paul is a market leading expert in cyber insurance and cyber risk matters covering the whole range from data breaches to liability and business interruption issues caused by cyber-related incidents. Beyond cyber, he has extensive experience in insurance coverage, particularly in the financial lines including D&O and PI, as well as general liability and litigation.

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Paul Malek has been practicing as an insurance lawyer since 2011. His practice focuses in advising insurers and insured in the field of cyber insurance and financial and professional lines (D&O, E&O, PI). He comprehensively advises on cyber incidents and data breaches, including liability, business interruption and coverage. Paul represents insurers in complex claims as monitoring, coverage and also acts as defence counsel for insured in a wide range of liability disputes and in compliance-related cases.

Paul is lecturing at the University of Applied Sciences Cologne (Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln) and regularly publishes articles on insurance law and management liability. Paul has been a secondee to a claims department of an insurer and provides tailored service according to his clients' needs. Paul earned his doctorate degree in European competition law and holds the title "Master of Commercial and Tax Law (LL.M.)".

Experience
  • Advising insurers and insured in complex cyber matters
  • Supporting insurers in the handling of large and complex property and BI claims
  • Acting as monitoring counsel in numerous domestic and international Cyber and D&O matters
  • Representing insurers in coverage disputes
  • Defending insureds in professional indemnity claims, including directors and officers as well as law firms
  • Drafting Cyber and other primary policies
  • Representing parties in commercial domestic proceedings
  • Acting as monitoring and coverage counsel in the field of professional liability insurance
Sectors

Sectors

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

  • Professional Practices

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