Pinsent Masons celebrates innovation in the Biotech Sector at Bionow Awards

10 Dec 2013 | 01:30 pm | 1 min. read

International law firm Pinsent Masons has presented UK company Cyprotex with the 'Service Company of the Year' award at the Bionow Annual Awards 2013.

The awards, which took place on Thursday 28th November at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa in Cheshire, celebrates business and innovation within the biomedical and life science sectors across Northern England and showcases the world class offerings in the region.  It is was attended by over 300 executives from across the biomedical industry.

Samantha Livesey, Partner at Pinsent Masons specialising in intellectual property and commercial contracts within the biotech sector, was delighted to present the Service Company of the Year Award to Cyptrotex, whose ADME-Tox contract research services scored strongly against the judging criteria of impact of service on the problem addressed, quality and innovation of service and strong business model. 

Anthony Baxter PhD, chief executive of Cyprotex, said: "We are delighted to have won the prestigious BioNow Service Company of the Year award. Our dedicated team at our facilities in the UK and the US has made this possible and they have worked hard to achieve where we are today...We are looking forward to further growth and expansion during 2014."

Samantha Livesey said: "The BioNow Annual Awards are a great opportunity to celebrate the continued innovation and hard work of the companies operating in the biomedical field in the North.  It was fantastic to see so many growth-orientated companies from this sector sharing their expertise and networking, whether their main operation was scientific, clinical or business related."

The Service Company of the Year was a hugely competitive category with runners up Cobra Biologics and Perfectus Biomed also both making strong submissions. 

Key Contacts

Latest press releases

Show me all press releases

Best Lawyers Germany 2020: 23 Pinsent Masons' partners ranked

Handeslblatt and Best Lawyers recognised 23 partners of multi-national law firm Pinsent Masons as Best Lawyers in Germany 2020.

Pinsent Masons hires real estate regulatory and investment partner in Germany

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired real estate funds regulatory and investment specialist Dorothee Atwell into its Frankfurt office

Advised Diamond Transmission Partners Walney Extension Limited

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Diamond Transmission Partners Walney Extension Limited on the £447m acquisition and financing of the transmission assets relating to the 659MW Walney Extension offshore windfarm from Walney Extension Limited.

People who viewed this press release also viewed

Show me all press releases

Best Lawyers Germany 2020: 23 Pinsent Masons' partners ranked

Handeslblatt and Best Lawyers recognised 23 partners of multi-national law firm Pinsent Masons as Best Lawyers in Germany 2020.

Pinsent Masons bolsters its Competition, EU & Trade Group with appointment of Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann in Düsseldorf

Pinsent Masons continues to expand its Competition, EU & Trade Group, with the appointment of competition law specialist, Prof. Dr. Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann, as a partner in the Düsseldorf office.

Pinsent Masons wins at the Legal Week British Legal Awards

Multinational professional services business Pinsent Masons has won a hat-trick of awards at the Legal Week British Legal Awards in London.

For all media enquiries, including arranging an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact the press office on

+44 (0)20 7418 8199 or 

Location contacts