Cell Therapy Catapult appoints Eversheds as legal adviser

Eversheds has been appointed as legal adviser to the Cell Therapy Catapult, a UK centre of excellence in cell therapy, following a competitive pitch process.

The law firm’s appointment will cover all aspects of the Cell Therapy Catapult’s operations, including intellectual property and life sciences issues, procurement and state aid, HR, real estate and construction.

The Cell Therapy Catapult was established by the UK government’s Technology Strategy Board in 2012 to grow the UK cell therapy industry by removing the barriers to translation of promising therapies and technologies into new products.