• Over 100 years of experience

    Claims investigations, surveys, claims management, loss prevention service

  • Handling complex claims

    We deliver market-oriented, customised solutions

  • 15 offices across Germany

    A network of knowledge at your service

About Gielisch

C. Gielisch GmbH is one of the leading firms of independent surveyors and loss adjusters in Germany. Now in its third generation of family ownership, the company is managed by Claus Gielisch. Since 1918, our company has successfully adapted to market trends, supplying market-oriented, customised solutions in the handling of complex claims.  We service national and international insurers, brokers, and industrial clients.
Our range of services includes claims adjusting and surveying services and comprehensive claims management, as well as loss prevention consulting and risk management services in the following lines of business:


C. Gielisch GmbH has a team of 60 permanently employed surveyors and loss adjusters, whose reports provide accurate information and loss assessments. They coordinate the entire claims process and assemble bespoke project teams to handle major losses.  Our surveyors and loss adjusters bring on board a range of specialist expertise, combined with profound insurance knowledge. This allows us to consider different perspectives in our claims handling activities, and to assign every task to the right person, according to our employees’  qualifications.

A network of offices covering all of Germany

Apart from our headquarters based in Düsseldorf, C. Gielisch GmbH operates 14 offices throughout Germany.  This ensures immediate access to any loss location anywhere in the country.

International office locations

Outside Germany, C. Gielisch GmbH has branch offices in Poland and Hungary, which also cover the neighbouring markets of the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia.  Claims in Switzerland are handled by our cooperation partner.  As a member of vrs Adjusters, the international loss adjusting and claims management organisation with over 300 offices in 140 countries, we provide smooth and efficient claims services around the world. Throughout the entire claims process, we remain your single point of contact, acting as a connecting link between the parties involved in our country and abroad.





Gielisch Claims Management GmbH

In the year 2000, Gielisch Claims Management GmbH (GCM) was founded as a wholly owned subsidiary of C. Gielisch GmbH. As a client-focused service provider, GCM is a strong partner of national and international insurers, brokers and corporate clients.

As part of its desktop claims handling services, Gielisch Claims Management GmbH (GCM) provides registration, processing and settlement of high-frequency low-value claims in all lines of business.  GCM also provides staff leasing services to support clients facing staff shortages or handling major losses.  GCM’s multilingual team includes law graduates, insurance professionals, and claims handlers.




 High Level of Professionalism

All surveyors and loss adjusters within the Gielisch group maintain a high level of professionalism marked by in-depth expertise, reliability, transparency and performance consistency. In a market situation marked by constant changes and cost pressure, we assist our clients in making optimal use of their own capacities. 





About Gielisch

In its third generation of family ownership the company is managed by Claus Gielisch. Since 1918, our company has successfully adapted to market trends.

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Now in its third generation of family ownership, the compaThe company has been family-owned for three generations. Its success story continues to be written every day, taking us into a prosperous future.

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Our subsidiary Gielisch Claims Management (GCM GmbH) is a competent, full-range provider of desktop claims handling.

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