A&L Goodbody

Life Sciences Department

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A&L Goodbody has been at the centre of developments in the Life Sciences sector since the 1970s, with a team dedicated to the area. This team includes lawyers from the various specialist areas across the Firm, from our offices in Ireland, the UK and the US, many of whom have medical and scientific backgrounds, and a number who have experience previously working in jurisdictions including the UK, USA and Asia. Market commentators continually rank this practice at the very top of the market.   

The team is widely recognised for providing innovative solutions, pioneering structures and having unparralled market insight and relationships. These are the reasons why such a significant number of companies look to A&L Goodbody for the extensive range of specialist legal advice. Our clients range from large and medium sized companies to emergent companies. 

Our advice includes:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions - including joint ventures, private equity, restructuring and reorganisations
  • Commercial contracts and agreements - including licensing, collaborative research and development, distribution agreements
  • Patent litigation
  • Regulation 
  • Pricing, refusal to supply, parallel trade, generic pricing, new pricing, and products going off patent
  • Other specialists areas include EU, Competition & Procurement, Dispute Resolution, Tax, Employment and Commercial Property


Christle, Cliona

Doggett, Sheena

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