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Fieldfisher cements itself as leader in Life Sciences with new senior hire



United Kingdom

Fieldfisher has solidified its reputation as leading legal advisers to the life sciences and healthcare industry, following the appointment of acclaimed life sciences lawyer Janita Good, to head up the practice from December.

European law firm Fieldfisher is delighted to announce the appointment of Janita Good as the new head of its Life Sciences practice. This move further strengthens the firm's already strong reputation in advising clients on transactions, disputes and regulatory proceedings for a diverse range of organisations in the life sciences and healthcare industries.

Janita joined on 2 December from Osborne Clarke, where she led their UK life sciences and healthcare group.

Excelling at Osborne Clarke for over 14 years and having a DPhil. in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford, Janita brings with her a wealth of expertise and subject knowledge. She advises clients on a variety of corporate deals, such as M&A transactions, ventures investments and joint ventures all in the life sciences sector. Janita is also well-experienced in transactional intellectual property.

Commenting on Janita's appointment, Michael Chissick, Managing Partner, Fieldfisher, said:

"Ensuring that we continue to be the leading law firm for life sciences throughout Europe is a priority for Fieldfisher. Our current pan-European life sciences team is extremely impressive, having worked with many of the leading organisations across the industry globally.

"I am confident that Janita, with her vast knowledge of the sector and great record of leading on some of the biggest cases in Europe, will be an excellent addition to the firm and will ensure our life sciences practice continues to go from strength to strength."

 Janita Good, Head of Life Sciences, Fieldfisher said:

"I'm thrilled to be heading up a life sciences practice well-known for its unrivalled European capability and client service. The life sciences industry is booming and there's lots of opportunities out there to work with great clients.

"I look forward to adding to that market-leading reputation, and growing the practice even further."

About Fieldfisher

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on energy & natural resources, technology, finance & financial services, life sciences and media.

Our network has more than 1,550 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

Fieldfisher was named as a highly commended firm by FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2019.

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