Rosalind Messer

Global Head of Business Development - Life Sciences and Healthcare
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Rosalind Messer

Rosalind Messer



Rosalind Messer is responsible for developing our global life sciences and healthcare practice and strengthening client relationships in this key industry sector. She moved from our London office to our Toronto office in 2012 to take on this role.

Formerly a partner practising in our London office, Ms. Messer is an intellectual property and technology lawyer who is admitted to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales. Her UK practice extended to all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, including the protection and exploitation of patents, copyrights, designs and trade-marks. She has extensive experience in advising on licensing, research and development, technology transfer, distribution arrangements and the IP and IT aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and floatations. Ms. Messer has also advised on a wide range of IT, outsourcing and data privacy matters.

Professional experience

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The College of Law, York, 1992
LL.B.(Hons.), Law with German, Aberystwyth University, 1991

  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales 1994

  • Tutor, Nottingham Law School Diploma in IP Law, 2006-2011