Dr. Mathias Maria Knorr, LL.M.


Dr Mathias Maria Knorr is a Partner at Buse Heberer Fromm’s Dusseldorf office. He is a member of the Labour and Employment Law practice group and leader of the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical practice group.

Dr Mathias Maria Knorr advises employers and their human resources teams on all employment law issues. He furthermore advises service providers and agencies in the healthcare sector on diverse medical law issues.

He advises his clients on matters that are at the intersection between employment law and healthcare law (e.g. drafting head physician contracts, medical care centre contracts, cooperation and company agreements, etc. in the case of employment law, restructuring and outsourcing in hospitals, health insurance schemes, etc.). His clients include leading companies in the energy, financial services and healthcare sectors.

Prior to his practice at Buse Heberer Fromm, Dr Mathias Maria Knorr worked several years at a law firm for one of the “Big Four” accounting firms, managing its national healthcare sector practice group. He exerted decisive influence on its establishment and orientation.

Dr Mathias Maria Knorr is a regular speaker at employment law and medical law events. He is also the author of various professional articles in employment law and healthcare periodicals. Dr Mathias Maria Knorr successfully completed the two courses enabling him to obtain special theoretical knowledge in employment law as well as qualification as a specialist lawyer for medical law.



Lectures, Seminars and Trainings

  • Various lectures on different aspects of employment law, for instance temporary staffing and personnel lease, employee privacy law, anti-discrimination legislation, alternative work schemes, such as part-time and early retirement schemes and terminations for redundancy, misconduct or illness.
  • Various lectures on aspects of clinic and medical law, for instance on synergies between stationary and outpatient care, the future of public health insurance under the regime of German legislation (GKV-OrgWG), core elements of recent public health care legislation (Versorgungsgesetz 2011) or mergers of public health insurance bodies.
  • Seminars and trainings regarding professional liability of practitioners, clinic operators, delegation of care functions to employees, special needs approvals, etc.