Dr. Karolin Hiller | Berlin | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Karolin Hiller

Counsel Global Regulatory


German, English, Italian

Hiller Karolin

Dr. Karolin Hiller
Hiller Karolin
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Karolin Hiller is part of our internationally operating Health Care and Life Sciences team in Berlin, Munich and Hamburg. She advises companies in all sectors of the healthcare industry. She is particularly experienced in advising healthcare service providers (MVZs and medical practice groups, pharmacies, hospitals as well as ambulant and stationary nursing providers), as well as companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical technology field. The focus of her legal work is on medical, healthcare insurance and pharmacy law as well as medical device law. An increasing part of her work concerns advice regarding digital matters such as digital apps, telemedicine services and software and also questions regarding e-prescription and other services provided via the telematics infrastructure. Another focus of Karolin's work is advising on the use of (health) data as well as on questions from the area of health data protection law.

Karolin provides advice to our clients on setting up business structures, drafting contractual agreements, required coordination with contractual partners, authorities and associations of healthcare service providers and also, if necessary, represents such clients in court proceedings enforcing their rights. She assists healthcare companies in identifying compliance risks when they cooperate with service providers and other third parties, as well as consults them in international transactions (mergers & acquisitions) and other complex contractual arrangements. 

Karolin already worked in other countries (Italy) during her legal training and also subsequently as attorney she always worked in an international context, including a second period abroad (in Ireland). Before joining us, she worked for an international law firm in Berlin and subsequently practiced health law at a U.S. law firm. Karolin regularly publishes articles on current topics in health law and gives talks in English and Italian language.

Representative experience

Advising on regulatory and commercial questions around health apps.

Legal advice to a number of software companies on the provision of software and other services on the market in the field of the German statutory health insurance system.

Legal and strategic advice on private company in the field of connectors licensed for use in the telematic infrastructure system.

Regular advise of European mail order pharmacies on all correlated matters.

Assisting investor during the M&A process of company providing remote healthcare service from physicians to private companies and public entities. 


Counseling private companies investing in medical care centres, hospitals and care home facilities.

Legal advice of a  leading German hospital group company on the general structure for providing private medical operation services in the inpatient sector.

Drafting of license agreements for the development and marketing of pharmaceutical products.


  • Dr. iur., University of Konstanz, 2011
  • Italian legal clerkship, Perugia, 2011
  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe, 2009
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Konstanz, 2007
  • Semester abroad, Università degli Studi di Perugia, 2004
  • German Association on the Laws of the Statutory Healthcare Insurance (DGfK)
  • German Lawyer Association – Medical Law Committee
  • International Association of Italian Speaking Attorneys (AIGLI)


“Excellent” in the category “health, pharma& biotechnology”

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