Dr. Angela Knierim
Dr. Angela Knierim advises pharmaceutical and medical devices companies on all aspects of life sciences law, in particular in the area of drug advertising law. She regularly represents her clients’ interests in disputes around the promotion of pharmaceuticals and medical devices in court proceedings.
Angela studied law at the University of Heidelberg with a focus on medical criminal law. She completed her legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf with stages, inter alia, with the Medical Chamber of North Rine (Ärztekammer Nordrhein), Clifford Chance’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Chemicals group and a civil law firm in Sydney, Australia. During her legal clerkship she also worked as a research assistant in a boutique law firm for corporate criminal law in Düsseldorf.
Angela obtained her ph.D. from Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Thomas Hillenkamp at the Faculty of Law of the University of Heidelberg. She is admitted to the bar since 2017 and is part of the NOVACOS team since then.