Manuela Zimmermann joined Schönherr as attorney at law at the beginning of 2010 after spending several years at an international law firm in Vienna. Manuela has more than six years of experience as a lawyer, mainly focusing on insurance and German law. She specialises in insurance contract and insurance regulatory law and primarily advises national and international insurance companies on their market entries and daily legal matters in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe. In recent years, she has gathered valuable professional experience in advising insurance companies on their cross-border business activities. Manuela also represents clients in court in all insurance-related disputes and has several years of experience as an attorney at court. Manuela completed her law degree (Mag. iur. 2000) as well as her law state exam (2004) in Dresden, Germany. Since 2004, she has been working in Austria, first as a European lawyer and since 2007 as an Austrian qualified attorney. She is admitted to the Bar in Austria and Germany.