Kavan Samarasinghe

Kavan Samarasinghe

Kavan Samarasinghe

lic. iur.
Legal Counsel and Case Manager FH

Main Areas of Focus

  • Private and social security law, in particular:
    • Liability law
    • Accident insurance law
    • Disability insurance law
    • Health insurance law in accordance with KVG (Health Insurance Act) and VVG (Insurance Contract Act)
    • Occupational pension plans
    • Living will / patient decree  and advance care directive
    • Case management
    • Health legislation, treatment cost control
  • Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law
  • Corporate consulting in process and claims management
  • Training in the main areas of focus


Professional Experience

  • Partner at Krepper Spring Partners
  • Head of legal services and proceedings in collective personal insurance, AXA Winterthur
  • Liability Specialist, Winterthur Versicherungen, General Directorate
  • Legal secretary of the Social Security Court of the Canton of Zurich, Winterthur
  • Collaboration in the Zurich District Attorney’s office and at the Zurich District Court

Other Commitments

  • WBS-HSG seminars and continuing education events at the Swiss Trust Association and the Lucerne Bar Association on the revised SchKG (Swiss Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law)
  • Lecturer for the actuaries ASDA, ZGV, SVVIA, Zurich
  • Subject Specialist at the Ernst Schmidheiny Foundation week-long business events


  • Doctoral candidate at the University of St. Gallen / PD Dr. U. Kieser
  • NDK Case Management at the University for Social Work, Bern/Lucerne
  • Law degree from the University of Zurich


  • Democratic Lawyers, Switzerland