The incredible pace of innovation leading to new drugs and technologies coupled with regulation and ethics, makes special demands on the industry. Pharma continues to try and fill its pipeline, while biotech and medical technologies make heavy demands on private equity and licensee partners to fund the discovery process.
Experience counts. It’s crucial to use a legal advisor with real experience of the sector and in-depth understanding of both scientific and business issues. A good life sciences practice will have expertise in private equity, M&A, intellectual property, regulatory, competition and commercial law. Our teams along with our preferred corresponding firms have strength across the board in each of these areas. Not only do the teams understand the technical and legal issues, but several members also have advanced scientific qualifications and industry experience.
We’ve got your commercial interests at heart. Our strength in private equity, intellectual property and regulation has been crucial in developing a rounded life sciences practice. As well as assisting clients with the more financial aspects of their business, we help them develop and manage products to the point that they’re both compliant and commercially successful.