Porton Biopharma appoints Pinsent Masons as lead legal adviser

22 Dec 2015 | 02:47 pm |

International law firm Pinsent Masons has been appointed as lead legal adviser to Porton Biopharma Limited following a competitive tender process.

The team will provide a full range of specialist legal services in IP, employment, property, pensions, procurement, health and safety, commercialisation, and government, commercial and corporate advice.

The relationship continues following the firms' recent work for the Department of Health in establishing Porton Biopharma as a limited liability company, to commercialise the pharmaceutical development and manufacturing capabilities at the Porton Down site that were previously within Public Health England.

Louise Fullwood, legal director at Pinsent Masons said, "The appointment will enable us to support Porton Biopharma with a broad range of legal services. This, combined with our specialist knowledge of the sector, paves the way for a long-term, strategic working relationship."

This appointment exemplifies the combination of Pinsent Mason’s key strengths in life sciences and in public sector advice.

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