Dr Hendrik Bernd Sehy

Dr Hendrik Bernd Sehy

Dr Hendrik Bernd Sehy


T +49 511 5458 10772

Certified Specialist in Medical Law
Industries Health Care & Life Science

Areas of practice

Dr Hendrik Bernd Sehy advises mostly companies that operate in the health care market on all issues pertaining to corporate and medical law, as well as during transaction processes and restructurings. He primarily advises service providers, such as hospitals, medical care centres, large medical practices, and rehab and nursing care providers, inter alia on regulatory and financing issues, and he further advises the public sector on structural measures in the health care industry. Hendrik Sehy also provides advice to start-ups and well-established manufacturers of medical products, for example, when they launch new products or with regard to reimbursement issues.

Hendrik Sehy additionally focuses on advising the public sector (inter alia, German states, municipalities and medical associations) on structural measures (in particular in the hospital market) or other regulatory issues relating to the health care industry and on providing support during arbitration proceedings pertaining to social law.

Together with Dr Eva Rütz, Dr Hendrik Sehy heads the working group "In-patient and out-patient service providers", which is part of Luther’s Health Care & Life Science industry group.


Dr Hendrik Bernd Sehy studied law from 1998 to 2003 at the Ruprecht Karl University in Heidelberg, Germany. He spent part of his traineeship at an international American economic law firm in Frankfurt and worked in the Corporate/M&A Department. He was admitted to the bar and joined the Luther team in 2006. In 2014/2015, Hendrik Sehy completed the training course to become a certified specialist in medical law and is a certified specialist in medical law since 2018. He is a member of the German association dealing with the laws governing registered physicians who treat persons insured under the statutory health insurance system (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kassenarztrecht e.V.), and he is also a member of the medical law working group of the association of Hanover-based lawyers and civil-law notaries (Rechtsanwalts- und Notarverein Hannover e.V.).

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2023: Listed in "Industry Focus - Health" (first listed in 2020, "does an excellent job, even on weekends or holidays if necessary, and is available for urgent issues.")

  • Town of Delmenhorst: advising on the re-municipalisation of the hospital (acquisition of the insolvent hospital and restructuring)
  • Medizin Campus Bodensee: advising Klinikum Friedrichshafen GmbH on the formation of an association with Krankenhaus 14 Nothelfer GmbH, Weingarten, and Klinik Tettnang GmbH
  • Städtisches Klinikum Braunschweig gGmbH and other acute care hospitals (nationwide): ongoing advise on matters pertaining to hospital law/remuneration law
  • ANregiomed gKU: advising on the formation of an association between the hospitals of the Rural District/Town of Ansbach and merger to form a joint municipal undertaking
  • Diverse owners of hospital medical care centres: advising on corporate and medical law, in particular on licensing issues, as well as advising on the structuring of groups of medical care centres
  • Manufacturer of medical devices: providing legal assistance with the launch of a software-based medical diagnostics product (licensing law, reimbursement issues, drafting of contract)


  • Dr Hendrik Bernd Sehy is a member of the German Society for the Law of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kassenarztrecht e.V.) and the Medical Law Working Group of the Hanover Bar and Notary Association (Rechtsanwalts- und Notarverein Hannover e.V.). In addition, Dr Sehy is a member of the supervisory board of the Catholic Hospital Association of Thuringia (Katholische Hospitalvereinigung Thüringen gGmbH), which is the sponsor of the Catholic Hospital "St. Johann Nepomuk" Erfurt and the "St. Elisabeth" Hospital Lengenfeld unterm Stein.