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Life sciences


Meet the team

Our global life sciences team is one of the largest in the world, drawing together lawyers with considerable industry knowledge and experience from a number of practice areas in key business centers around the globe.

They have a very good grasp of the industry.Chambers Canada, 2017

Our clients include some of the world’s largest innovative pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, health technology and diagnostic companies. We also act for a significant number of scaling biotechnology and life sciences companies, as well as notable universities and academic institutions known for their research.

Our areas of work include

  • Antitrust and competition
  • Bankruptcy, financial restructuring and insolvency
  • Board governance
  • Capital markets
  • Crisis management
  • Corporate and commercial, including M&A, acquisition of rights and strategic alliances
  • Digital health
  • Dispute resolution and litigation, including product liability
  • Employment and labor
  • Governmental investigations
  • Intellectual property, including patent litigation and patent prosecution
  • Joint ventures
  • Licensing and collaborations
  • Private equity
  • Supply and distribution agreements
  • Real estate
  • Regulatory and compliance
  • Research and development
  • Risk advisory
  • Tax

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers Canada, Nationwide – Canada: Life Sciences, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, Asia-Pacific: Life Sciences, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Latin America, Venezuela: Life Sciences, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Legal 500 US, Healthcare: Life Sciences, The Legal 500, 2017
  • Legal 500 US, Healthcare: Service Providers, The Legal 500, 2017
  • Legal 500 US, Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices: Defense, The Legal 500, 2017