Sylvia Petereit-Kemter focuses her practice on healthcare matters. She advises hospitals, nursing homes, medical centers and physicians comprehensively in regulatory issues, social insurance and administrative law.
Sylvia concentrates on licensing and other administrative procedures as well as on transactions, restructurings and cooperation between healthcare providers and payers. She supports pharmaceutical enterprises, manufacturers of medical devices and other healthcare companies, particularly in drafting of contract documents in the context of research, development, manufacturing and compliance matters.
As part of her legal clerkship (Referendariat), Sylvia worked for McDermott Will & Emery in Chicago, USA, as well as for the legal department of the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin. While earning her degree, she worked as a trainee in the legal department of the pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH.
Advised on the establishment and acquisition of several medical care centers and related transfer of healthcare licenses into the client’s business
Represented one of the largest medical schools in Europe and a large public hospital carrier in extensive administrative and license proceedings with German regulatory authorities, particularly with respect to clinical lab and radiology services
Advised on the establishment of join ventures in the context of various outsourcing projects
Leaders League’s 2019 guide, Innovation, Technology & Patents, “Excellent” in the Health, pharma & biotechnology category
Chambers Europe 2018, « Sylvia Petereit often advises clients on the regulatory aspects of acquisitions and investments into the healthcare field, and also assists with licensing and outsourcing projects. Her client roster includes hospitals, nursing homes and physicians. »
Chambers Europe 2017, « Sylvia Petereit is best known for her regulatory expertise in the healthcare field, where she frequently assists with licensing and administrative procedures, transactions and partnerships between healthcare providers and payers. Clients say: « She gives perfect service and always works to our highest satisfaction. »
Chambers Europe 2015, « Sylvia Petereit is an up-and-coming associate who specialises in healthcare facilities regulation, focusing on licensing and transaction matters. Sources praise her ‘in-depth expertise’ and ‘legal business insight.' »
Chambers Europe 2014, « Clients note associate Sylvia Petereit’s industrial experience, saying: ‘She understands the special requirements of pharma companies.’ She advises on reimbursement and transactions in the healthcare and life sciences sectors. »
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