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Life Sciences

The current market can be both challenging and interesting for companies in the Life Sciences sector. We are committed to leveraging our knowledge of the law to create a business tool to provide you with strategic advice and support. We are able to identify and capitalise on new opportunities, defend and open up markets and help you diversify so you achieve your commercial objectives.

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Our Life Sciences & Healthcare team of over 90 industry specialists is one of the largest and most successful in the UK.

We believe deep sector expertise is essential if we are to assist clients in using law and litigation to their strategic advantage. Our team comprises some of the UK's best Life Sciences & Healthcare lawyers, many of whom have technical backgrounds and experience drawn from industry or medical research roles. All are passionate about a sector that works tirelessly to improve patients' lives.

A 360° industry perspective

Our commitment to the sector is long-standing and we act for all stakeholders within it: R&Ds, biotechs, generics, medTechs, wholesalers, pharmacists, CROs, parallel importers, technology providers and public and private sector healthcare providers. 

We leverage our deep intellectual property and medicines regulatory law expertise, and 360° perspective of the industry, to identify opportunities and assist clients in getting new products to market and gain/maintain their competitive advantage.

Multidisciplinary team

Acting as trusted advisors, we invest in understanding our clients' strategic goals, their market position and attitude to risk and return. We endeavour to devise innovative solutions in response to business needs and by working in partnership, seek to identify what is important to enable us to provide tailored, business relevant advice, aligned to broader strategic vision. As a full service firm, we have Life Sciences & Healthcare specialists embedded in many of our practice groups. 

Our expertise:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Regulatory
  • Transactional
  • Tax
  • Competition
  • Litigation (Non-IP)
  • Employment

What others say:

"Sophisticated and successful patent litigation practice.  Also has talented corporate and commercial lawyers steeped in Life Sciences advising on licensing, M&A deals and securities offerings".  Chambers UK

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