Dr. Kerrin Schillhorn

Dr. Kerrin Schillhorn, MIL

Registerd Specialist for Administrative Law
Registered Specialist for Health Care Law

Sekretariat, Sabine Dietz:
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Dr. Kerrin Schillhorn is a founding partner of the law firm michels.pmks Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB and a specialized lawyer for administrative law with focus on hospital/medical law and environmental legislation. She advises and represents hospitals and other service providers when it comes to the public and social issues of medical law. In the area of environmental law, she advises and represents medium-sized and larger companies, especially concerning the various aspects of nature conservation law and the legislation on the extraction of raw materials.

Since 2011, Dr. Kerrin Schillhorn has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Working group on Medical Law of the German Bar Association.


Hospital law

  • Hospital planning legislation
  • Hospital financing law
  • Authorization of hospital doctors
  • Cooperation with other service providers
  • Establishment and authorization of medical care centers (MVZ)
  • Integrated healthcare
  • Remuneration of hospital services
  • Legislation on optional services
  • Regulations on minimum volumes
  • Mergers and consolidations of hospitals with regard to hospital law

Environmental law

  • Federal Immission Control Act
  • Salvage Law
  • Excavation law
  • Soil protection law
  • Nature and species protection law
  • since September 2014, Lawyer and Partner of the law firm michels.mpks Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
  • since July 2009, Specialized lawyer for medical law
  • from January 2009 to April 2014, Lawyer and Partner of the law firm Mütze Korsch Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • from November 2003 to December 2008, Lawyer and Partner of the law firm ZENK Rechtsanwälte
  • since 2001, Specialized lawyer for administrative law
  • from February 1998 to October 2003, Laywer at Redeker Sellner Dahs & Widmaier in Bonn
  • from 1995 to 1997, Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg
  • September 1999, doctorate with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Rüdiger Wolfrum at the Christian-Albrechts University in Kiel on the subject of "Cultural Rights of Indigenous Peoples and International Environmental Law – Relationship and Compatibility"
  • from 1993 to 1994, studies of international law at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (Master of International Law)
  • Working group on the economy of health care of the Schmalenbach Society e.V.
  • Cologne Chamber of Lawyers
  • German Bar Association (DAV)
  • Cologne Bar Association (KAV)
  • Working Group on Administrative Law in NRW of the DAV
  • Working Group on Medical Law of the DAV
  • Society for Environmental Law
  • German Women Lawyers Association (djb)
Published Works
  • Genetic tests online – between self-determination and the need for regulation, in “Gesundheit und Pflege” (“Health and care” Magazine) June 2014, pp. 96-105
  • A specialist clinic with a supply contract is eligible for admission to the hospital plan, in “Arzt- und Medizinrecht kompakt” (Medical Law Magazine) August 2013, p. 13
  • Admissibility of the lump sum support, in “MedR” (Medical Law Magazine) 2013, pp. 311-317
  • Plan hospitals vs. private enterprises, in “ZMGR” (Medical Law Magazine) 2013, pp. 3-8
  • Official misconduct during the State Aid Assessment of a medical bill, in “MedR” (Medical Law Magazine) 2012, pp. 385-388
  • Introduction to the Genetic Diagnostics Act and its consequences for the liability of medical practitioners, in “ZMGR” (Medical Law Magazine) 2012, pp. 169-172
  • On the relation between hospital plans and supply contracts; A Decision Review, Federal Administrative Court 04/14/2011 – 3 C 17.10, in “MedR” (Medical Law Magazine) 2012, pp. 143-149
  • Supply orders and minimum volumes, in “ZMGR” (Medical Law Magazine) 2011, pp. 352-356
  • Necessity and requirements for inpatient hospital treatment; A Decision Review, Regional Social Court (LSG) of Schleswig-Holstein 03/24/2011 – L 5 KR 50/10, , in “MedR” (Medical Law Magazine), pp. 829-831
  • Supply orders and the depth of regulation Regelungstiefe of the assessment notice; A Decision Review, Higher Administrative Court (OVG)of North Rhine-Westphalia 03/11/2011 – 13 A 1745/10, in “MedR” (Medical Law Magazine)2011, pp. 740-742
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  • 04/01/2014: Lecture on “The current and future legal framework for the architectural design of nursing homes according to the Residence and Participation Act (WTG) and the State Nursing Act (PfGNW)”, seminar for nursing home operators, Cologne
  • 03/19/2014: Lecture on “Quality and hospital planning“, at Mütze Korsch Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (MKRG), Cologne
  • 03/13/2014: Lecture on “The underestimated risk of personal service provision for private inpatients: negative examples and legally safe solutions“ DRG Forum Berlin
  • 01/24/2014: Lecture on “Regional planning concepts and hospital plans“, Association of Public Hospitals NRW (AKW), Dortmund
  • 12/04/2013: Lecture on the “Hospital Plan 2015 and regional planning concepts according to the article § 14 of the Hospital Organization Act (KHGG) of North Rhine-Westphalia”, MKRG Cologne
  • 09/19/2013: Lecture on “The Medical Fee Schedule (GOÄ), the Uniform Assessment Standard (EBM), the Remuneration Distribution Scale (HVM) and the likes – the risk of personal service provision“, Biersdorfer Krankenhausgespräche (Biersdorf Hospital Talks)
  • 05/11/2013: Lecture on “The legal bases of the Genetic Diagnostics Act( GenDG)“, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Humangenetik (German Association of Human Genetics), Frankfurt
  • 04/26/2013 : Lecture on “Hospital Organization and Specialist Standards“, MKRG Hamm
  • 04/25/2013: Lecture on “The bases of Hospital Law – Planning and financing as well as the cooperation with panel physicians in and for the hospital”, Statutory Health Insurance Physicians Confederation (Kassenärztliche Bundesvereinigung), Berlin
  • 04/12/2013: Lecture on “The personal service provision of hospital doctors“, on occasion of the Spring Convention of the Working Group for Medical Law of the German Bar Association (DAV), Munich
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