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Fieldfisher appoints Digital and Life Sciences expert Marguerite Brac de La Perrière as partner




European law firm Fieldfisher has announced the appointment of Marguerite Brac de La Perrière, in the firm's Paris office to bolster its life sciences and digital health capabilities.

With over 15 years’ experience in medical sciences law and digital health, Marguerite has particular expertise in IT contracts and data protection.

Marguerite has represented medtechs, biotechs, medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, healthcare organisations and insurance companies on a wide range of issues including GDPR and local data protection regulation, AI, cybersecurity and SaaS licensing. 

Prior to working in private practice, Marguerite was at telecommunications operator, Orange, managing the Group’s healthcare activities.

Commenting on this appointment, Co-Head of Life Sciences, Olivier Lantres said: “The regulatory, economic, and strategic issues linked to the digitalisation of the life sciences and healthcare sector present major challenges and opportunities for our clients in France and internationally. Marguerite's exceptional expertise in digital health meets their needs in this area and offers them a comprehensive range of skills. Her arrival further strengthens our leading position in this sector.”

Marguerite commented: “Fieldfisher is an internationally recognised law firm for life sciences and technology law. Joining the firm will see my clients benefit from their extensive international network and in-depth sector capabilities. I very much look forward to collaborating with the wider network and building out the firm’s European offering across digital law.

This move follows on from other investments in the firm’s European Life Sciences and Healthcare and Technology sector groups through the recent hires of data protection and privacy specialists Ciara Burke in the firm’s Dublin office and Sarah Tedstone in London and the additions of life sciences regulatory experts, Partner Robert Jappie and Director Taly Dvorkis also in the firm’s London office.

Fieldfisher’s European life sciences sector group is co-headed by Janita Good in London and Olivier Lantres in Paris. With legal experts in key European hubs, they support clients on transactional and regulatory matters, including corporate, commercial, intellectual property, regulatory, privacy and dispute resolution.