Pharmaceuticals and healthcare

Serjeants’ Inn Chambers represents patient undergoing CJD treatment

In a novel case, the Court of Protection has endorsed the human administration of a potential treatment for sporadic CJD, before the product has undergone any clinical trials. Bridget Dolan QC, instructed by the Official Solicitor, represented the incapacitous patient at the centre of this case. He is now to be the first human recipient […]

Gowling WLG launches mental health strategy in Canada

Gowling WLG Canada is pleased to mark World Mental Health Day by announcing the launch of a mental health strategy aimed at improving the well-being of its personnel across the firm. The “Our People First: Mental Health Strategy” outlines how Gowling WLG will develop and implement programs and policies that promote mental health and support […]

No5 barrister represents four patients in the UK Infected Blood inquiry

Philip Dayle of No5 Barristers’ Chambers is currently involved in the UK Infected Blood Inquiry, the national investigation into how thousands of NHS patients were given infected blood products during the 1970s and 1980s. Mr Dayle is acting for four men who contracted HIV and hepatitis C through contaminated blood products used in the treatment […]

moves, lateral hires and exits

Norton Rose hit with mass defection as 15-strong team exit to Reed Smith

A team of 15 lawyers across four different Norton Rose Fulbright offices in the US have decamped to join Reed Smith. The team includes global head of life sciences and healthcare Rick Robinson, Washington partner Lesley Reynolds, Austin partners Jeff Layne and Ben Koplin and New York partner Cori Goldberg. Two Norton Rose associates, Washington […]

Registration of medicines in the Eurasian Economic Union

At the Pharmaceutical Forum of the EAEU and CIS countries held in Moscow in late February 2018, the Director of the Department of Technical Regulation and Accreditation of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEС) said that the full-scale work on registration of medicines using the unified information system of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) will start […]

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