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Arnold & Porter

Life Sciences

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What the team is known for

Expertly navigates the complex regulatory framework associated with pharmaceuticals and life sciences, and is frequently called upon to challenge decisions made by regulatory agencies. Leading product liability practice which defends pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in sensitive and closely watched disputes. Works closely with its competition practice to advise pharmaceutical companies on dawn raids and judicial reviews.

Strengths

A source describes Arnold & Porter as "pre-eminent" in life sciences product liability, "a first-rate firm."

Work highlights

Supported AstraZeneca on agreements for the manufacture and purchase of both the University of Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine, and AstraZeneca’s monoclonal antibody cocktail for the treatment of COVID-19.

Notable practitioners

Adela Williams advises on the implications of product liability claims for on-market products and those in clinical trials. She further assists in disputes with regulators.
"Adela Williams is super-intelligent and very astute."

Ian Dodds-Smith has unparalleled experience acting for large multinational pharmaceutical companies in product liability and regulatory disputes. His experience includes litigation concerning contaminated blood and medicinal products.
"A star performer and a phenomenon in the industry."

Jacqueline Mulryne provides regulatory advice to pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. She has expertise in matters concerning orphan drugs, overseas regulation and data protection and information law with respect to life science companies.
"Jacqueline Mulryne is extremely clever and clients love her. She has a good understanding of the industry, and has all the ingredients to be extremely successful."

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Life Sciences

Arnold & Porter

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Location

Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2N 1HQ

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Life Sciences: Product Liability


Adela Williams
Band 1
Ian Dodds-Smith
Band 1

Life Sciences: Regulatory


Adela Williams
Band 1
Ian Dodds-Smith
Star Individuals
Jacqueline Mulryne
Band 2