Kurt joined Weightmans in April 2014 following a 15 year career with a leading insurer. Kurt was admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in November 2007 and was further admitted as a Solicitor in January 2013.
Kurt is a member of our Political and Market Advisory Group and has particular oversight of the insurance market, technological developments, and emerging risks.
In addition, Kurt has an extensive working knowledge of the insurance business and regularly advises insurer and non-insurer clients on such matters as strategy, policy, underwriting, claims, legal risk, regulatory compliance, financial crime, and HMT Sanctions from both legal and commercial viewpoints.
One of Kurt's noteworthy achievements was that he was an insurer representative on the Ministry of Justice Steering Group which created the original RTA portal, and on behalf of the entire industry, he led the initial contract negotiations with the IT provider creating the portal.
Kurt is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) and leads their CPR and Protocols Sector Focus Team.
Kurt is also a member of the British Insurance Law Association (BILA), the Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA), the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce (AIRMIC), and the Institute of Risk Management (IRM).
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