Jan Hansen

Jan Hansen

Jan Hansen


T +49 221 9937 14074

Senior Associate

Areas of practice

Jan Hansen primarily advises on company pension schemes, insurance contract law and insurance supervisory law. His legal services further concentrate on advising non-profit and other corporations on matters regarding the adequacy of managing directors and board members’ remuneration, as well as advising pension payers in connection with sustainability-related disclosure requirements.


After studying law and carrying out his legal training in Cologne (Germany), Jan Hansen was admitted to the German Bar in 2017. Before joining Luther, he worked for a Cologne law firm that specialised in insurance and liability law, where he focused on representing life insurers, insurance intermediaries and private and public pension payers in court.


  • Advised a public-law corporation on the termination of its membership in a municipal pension association and on the restructuring of its old-age pension scheme
  • Advised a non-profit corporation on the reduction of disproportionately large pension obligations to former managing directors/board members
  • Advised an association on a dispute regarding the reduction of a pension fund’s actuarial interest rate
  • Advised a municipal energy supplier on a dispute regarding assessed direct insurance costs
  • Ongoing product advice on reinsurance provided by a life insurer
  • Representation in court of various supplementary pension funds in disputes regarding the charging of reorganisation contributions