Charlotte Riese

Charlotte Riese

Charlotte Riese


T +49 30 52133 12699

Senior Associate
Industries Health Care & Life Science

Areas of practice

Charlotte Riese advises companies in the health care industry and investors on industry-specific regulatory and contract law issues, in particular in connection with domestic and cross-border transactions, restructurings and cooperation.

In addition, she provides advice and representation to operators of hospitals and nursing care institutions, as well as to doctors and dentists, both in offices and in medical care centres, and to authorised institutions and laboratories on all matters pertaining to corporate and medical law. Her range of services includes, in particular, providing representation in invoicing, structural and quality audits vis-à-vis the auditing bodies, as well as assisting with the sale and acquisition of doctors’ surgeries and dentists’ offices, the establishment and restructuring of medical care centres and in connection with doctors’ cooperation in the health care sector.

In addition, Charlotte Riese also advises on all regulatory, contract law and reimbursement issues in the pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotech industries.

Charlotte Riese is a member of the working groups “Pharma” and “Digital health”, which form part of Luther’s Health Care and Life Science industry group.


Charlotte Riese studied law at the University of Potsdam (Germany). After passing her first state law exam, she worked for the Bundestag – the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany – in administration, in the Committee for Education, Research and Technology Assessment. Charlotte Rise carried out her legal training in the District of the Higher Regional Court of Berlin (Germany), part of which involved working for the German Federal Foreign Office in its Berlin head office and for the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Toronto (Canada), among others. Following her admission to the German Bar in 2018, Charlotte Riese initially worked as a lawyer at a law firm that specialised in health law and then for more than three years as a judge at the social courts of the German state of Brandenburg, dealing with statutory health insurance matters, before moving to Luther in 2022.