Fieldfisher LLP - Life Science Team

Field Fisher Waterhouse is a UK Top 30 law firm with over 130 partners and over 260 other lawyers offering the full range of legal services. . . Life sciences clients choose to work with us because we have a substantial team of exceptional lawyers, each with their particular specialism, but who at the same time know the major commercial, legal and regulatory issues affecting this industry sector. . . They also appreciate that when we say full service, we really can deliver on all counts, be it advising on regulatory matters, corporate and commercial issues, IP licensing and litigation, competition law issues, compliance with data privacy requirements, complex tax arrangements, trade marks, employment and real estate. . . Through our network of offices in London, Manchester, Brussels, Hamburg and Paris our clients understand that they will get real value from our flexible approach to teamwork and our willingness to shape our structures and way of working to meet their specific needs. . . This commercial attitude, combined with our empowering and down-to earth style, means you can trust us to provide you with the best possible legal solutions. . . One of our key strengths is our focus on industry sectors such as life sciences, with expertise in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices industries. . . By pooling our expertise in the life sciences sector across different legal disciplines and our European offices into an industry group, we can provide you with a joined-up approach to your legal issues. It enables us to keep up-to-date with developments in the sector, delivering realistic and practical solutions to our clients' issues. . . Many of our lawyers have a scientific or medical background. This enables us quickly to understand the technology that underpins, and gives value to, our life sciences clients' businesses. . . Our Life Sciences group works with clients at all stages of innovation, from bench to bedside and helps companies to develop and grow their businesses within the strict regulatory requirements that can apply in this sector. During the various stages of growth our lawyers help pharmaceuticals clients with: . regulatory compliance, approval and issues arising with competent authorities . licensing, collaboration and marketing agreements . patent litigation . data protection and privacy . trade mark registration and litigation . clinical trial agreements and regulation . supply, distribution, manufacturing and tooling agreements . corporate finance and M&A . competition & EU regulatory (including REACH) . outsourcing projects and services . real estate, employment and pensions . tax planning and valuation