Why choose our Life Sciences lawyers?
Our global life sciences practice comprises a multi-disciplinary network of specialists who provide full-spectrum legal support tailored to our clients' specific needs across multiple jurisdictions. Depending on our clients' requirements, team members are drawn from a range of practice areas including corporate governance, financing and M&A transactions, collaborations, licensing, accreditation, competition, intellectual property, privacy and cyber security, employment and dispute resolution. A significant number of our life sciences lawyers also have academic backgrounds in medicine, clinical dietetics, biochemistry, biotechnology, and engineering.
This global network of specialists provides tailored support to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies specialising in areas such as Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Products (ATMP's) and genetic engineering, veterinary, clinical research organisations (CRO's), medical devices, digital technology and medical diagnostics. We are particularly experienced in advising on regulatory and compliance issues such as Good Laboratory Practice, Good Manufacturing Practice, Good Distribution Practice, orphan designations, wholesaling, importing and exporting medicines as well as product pricing and market access. We have significant experience dealing with national and international regulatory authorities such as the EMA and MHRA, as well as working on complex cross-border agreements relating to clinical trials, manufacturing, supply and IP transactions through our work with some of the world’s leading life science companies.
Our teams also include lawyers specialising in EU, Trade, Public Affairs and Public International Law. This capability allows us to remain fully up to date with the EU's latest political and ethical agendas with regard to life sciences across our network of 21 offices throughout Europe. This unique position means we, and by extension our clients, are the first to know and respond to the latest regulatory developments. Our offices in Silicon Valley and China also provide our teams with valuable insights and further support in the key markets where they operate.