Further partner addition: Luther strengthens its position with renowned healthcare expert

Berlin, 18.04.2024 –The Health Care & Life Science division continues to grow: Dr Thomas Willaschek and his team will join Luther on 1 June 2024 and strengthen the Berlin office with his expertise in outpatient care and digital health.


Dr Thomas Willaschek comes from the renowned healthcare law boutique D+B Rechtsanwälte and advises clients on all regulatory issues relating to market access, cooperation and reimbursement in the German healthcare system. He specialises in the areas of contract doctor law, medical care centres and digital care offerings. The specialist lawyer for medical law has an excellent network in the German healthcare system and has been one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in the relevant rankings for years. Dr Thomas Willaschek is chairman of the Digital Health working group of the DAV's Medical Law Working Group and teaches at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster and Dresden International University (DIU) on e-health and telemedicine.

With him, one Counsel, one Senior Associate and one Associate are moving to Luther.

At Luther, Dr Thomas Willaschek strengthens the link between the very strong hospital and M&A practice and the regulatory experts led by Dr Oliver Kairies, Prof. Dr Christian Burholt and Elisabeth Kohoutek.

Anne Wegner, Head of Antitrust & Regulation at Luther, is looking forward to the new addition: "I am very happy about the growth. With Thomas Willaschek and his team, we can also offer our health care clients an excellent service in the future markets of outpatient and digital medicine."

Dr Oliver Kairies and Prof Dr Christian Burholt, Co-Heads of the Health Care & Life Science Industry Group, also very much welcome the new addition: "In Thomas Willaschek, we are gaining one of the most renowned MVZ and digital health experts in the world. With his team and him, we want to further expand our strong healthcare law practice."