Vanessa is a member in the Industry Group Life Sciences & Healthcare and a member of the Practice Area Environmental Planning & Regulatory. She specialises in advising and representing interests in the healthcare sector. Vanessa predominantly advises healthcare providers such as hospitals, nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities on all questions relating to regulatory health legislation.
She focuses on advising clients in connection with care contracts as well as the admission and financing of healthcare service providers. Her practice area also includes the design of high-volume and often cross-sectoral collaborations in the healthcare sector as well as dealing with complex questions concerning the legislation governing care providers. Advising clients on compliance issues in the healthcare sector is growing in importance.
Moreover, her practice area also advises on a broad range sponsoring institutions and operators of medical care centres (Medizinische Versorgungszentren, MVZ) as well as investors in the outpatient sector. Vanessa advises these clients particularly in the acquisition, the development and the (re)design of “MVZ” networks on all regulatory issues, above all, on contract law, and professional law for physicians.
After graduating from the University of Münster, Vanessa worked, among others, for the Krankenhausgesellschaft Nordrhein-Westfalen e. V. (KGNW), an association comprising of hospitals and their umbrella organisations in North Rhine-Westphalia, for the Authority for Health and Consumer Protection in Hamburg, and the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf. In 2011, she was admitted as a lawyer. Until August 2017, Vanessa worked for two law firms in Bonn, both specialising in medical law, before joining the healthcare team at Taylor Wessing in early September 2017.
She was awarded her doctorate with a doctoral thesis about the legislation governing hospital planning, attaining a title of Dr. jur. Vanessa is a specialist lawyer for medical law and frequently holds lectures, and publishes specialist articles on regulatory health legislation. Furthermore, Verena is a member of the working group on medical law in the German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein (DAV) e. V.).
|Since 2019||Salary Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2017||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2014 – 2017||Associate, Busse & Miessen, Bonn|
|2011 – 2014||Associate, Meyer-Köring, Bonn|
|2015||Specialist lawyer for medical law|
|2011||Admitted as a lawyer|
|2011||Second state examination|
|2010||Ph.D. in Dr. iur.|
|2008 – 2011||Traineeship, Hanseatic OLG Hamburg|
|2007 – 2009||Research assistant, an int. law firm, Hamburg|
|2006||First state examination|
|2001 – 2006||Legal studies, Münster and Lausanne|
Sektorenübergreifende Kooperationen im Gesundheitswesen – Ist alles verboten, was Spaß macht?, Karolina Lange, LL.M. (Medizinrecht), RAin, und Dr. Vanessa Christin Vollmar, RAin/FA MedR, Compliance-Berater 3/2018
|Member of the German Lawyer Association
Member of the working group on medical law in the German Lawyer Association