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Experience that puts policy on your side

The life sciences regulatory landscape is changing fast. The need to respond quickly to a global health crisis prompted an acceleration of research and regulatory processes that is here to stay. With the help of a partner who can cut through ambiguity and uncertainty, this shift can help fuel growth and opportunity for your business.  

Increased international regulator collaboration, intensifying pressure from healthcare payers, and transformations to the clinical trial model are also changing how you do business. Our team of lawyers includes medical doctors and scientists as well as former government officials and in-house counsel. In this evolving landscape, we translate a nuanced understanding of science, policy, and bioethics into strategies for success.  

“We work side-by-side with clients who are revolutionizing the future of medicine.”

Our forward-looking approach helps you navigate regulatory pressures and reputational risks – from market access and pricing to product development and labelling. And because regulatory issues don’t exist in silos, our multidisciplinary team provides healthcare, cybersecurity, privacy, IP, transactional, and litigation insight that gives you a 360-degree perspective. When investigations and enforcement issues emerge, we can help you respond in ways that protect your business and reputation. 

Life sciences companies are improving outcomes and changing lives, every day, with investments in cutting-edge tech, data, and AI. Innovation at this level requires modern, flexible solutions to challenges that may never have been seen before. We work side-by-side with clients who are revolutionizing the future of medicine. We’ll deliver innovative solutions to mitigate risk and ensure you capitalize on opportunities.  

Awards and recognition


Our experience includes advising: 

  • A US CRO on the implementation of certain clinical trial-related services following the acquisition of Illingworth Research Group in more than 50 jurisdictions worldwide. In particular, we advised the client on the provision of nursing services in the context of clinical trials to be rendered at trial subjects’ homes and at the direction of the trial’s principal investigator.   
  • A global medical device company in relation to its diabetes business across 29 jurisdictions, on whether it is possible to market, sell and ship its products directly to customers in each jurisdiction.  
  • A US medical technology company on all aspects of medical device regulation including: (i) on discontinuing a previous version of their medical device in 40 countries; (ii) rolling out a sampling program with HCPs throughout Europe; and (iii) on transparency obligations in the MedTech and national industry codes. 
  • A global biopharmaceutical company on cell and gene therapy (CGT) regulation in the EU, including in relation to compliance with the EU Tissue and Cells Directive, ATMP Regulation, and broader regulatory challenges arising from the company’s CGT business.
  • A US pharmaceutical company in reviewing their internal compliance policies related to medicinal product promotion and HCP interactions in 31 jurisdictions worldwide. 
  • A global pharmaceutical organization on its negotiations for the supply of its COVID-19 vaccine across EU and EEA countries.  
  • A large medical products manufacturer on a multi-billion euro patent collaboration in relation to a medical contrast agent. Our cross-border, cross-practice team worked on a wide range of complex commercial, competition, IP and patent issues to secure a landmark agreement for the client. 


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