Pharmaceuticals and healthcare

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Sidley Austin client fails to throw out pharmaceuticals case

Peters & Peters will continue with its preparation for the Servier dispute after the Court of Appeal dismissed the pharmaceutical company’s appeal against a judge’s decision that was handed down last year. The case, which is featured in The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases 2019, is due to be heard in October, but this was Servier’s […]

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Kirkland and Wachtell join Irish duo on pharma mega-deal

Kirkland & Ellis and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz were the two lead US advisers on the $63bn transatlantic deal between pharmaceutical giants AbbVie and Allergan. AbbVie, an American biopharmaceutical company, has acquired Allergan, a Dublin-based botox-maker, in a cash and stock deal. The combined company is expected to increase leadership across healthcare fields such […]

James Corbet Burcher appears in Successful Planning Appeal for 60-bed Care Home

Permission has been granted on s78 appeal for a 60 bed care home (Use Class C2) in Hartley Wintney, within Hart District Council: APP/N1730/W/18/3203638 James Corbet Burcher represented Forest Care in their appeal, instructed by Turley. The Appeal Decision examines the need for specialist elderly care accommodation, both at District and more local level, including […]

NHS drops 11 firms from streamlined commercial panel

NHS Commercial Solutions has rolled out a new legal panel, with firms including Addleshaw Goddard, Clyde & Co and DAC Beachcroft winning places. The three firms have been reappointed to the procurement organisation’s framework, as well as Mills & Reeve and Trowers & Hamlins. A total of 19 firms have made it on to the new roster; new additions are Browne Jacobson, Sintons, […]

Walder Wyss advises SHS to invest in Swiss life science company evitria AG

The SHS V fund managed by Tübingen-based SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement has acquired a joint stake in Swiss evitria AG together with AFINUM. The life science company supplies large pharmaceutical and biotech companies with customized antibodies for research purposes. SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement is based in Tübingen, Germany and invests in medical technology and life […]

Gowling WLG advises Fertin Pharma in the acquisition of Tab Labs

On Jan. 7, 2019, Fertin Pharma A/S announced that it had acquired Tab Labs Inc. Fertin Pharma, headquartered in Vejle, Denmark, is the leading independent B2B developer and manufacturer of medicated chewing gum, primarily nicotine chewing gum used for withdrawal management in the process of tobacco cessation. Tab Labs is a full-service, private label contract […]

No5 acts for claimant in surrogacy and birth certificate test case

The High Court has granted permission for a challenge to the lawfulness of sections 35 and 38 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (‘HFEA 2008’) in R (H) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (‘SSHSC’). In a decision dated 20 December 2018 Pepperall J granted permission to the claimant (‘H’), a minor […]

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