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Baker McKenzie

Life Sciences

Band 4Europe-wideEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Solid offering in Europe with established teams in Russia, Germany and Spain, and a reputable office in the UK. Respected for its transactional capabilities, advising clients on acquisitions, IPOs and joint ventures. Also assists with IP matters including patent litigation and licensing files, as well as advising on questions of pricing and reimbursement.


A respondent notes that the lawyers' approach is "practical, sincere and perfectly maps the internal and external needs of the client."

A source highlights that the team is "good at tackling our questions and proactively addressing challenges we may face."

Work highlights

Acted for GlaxoSmithKline on selling two global travel vaccines businesses to Bavarian Nordic, a Danish listed company, for approximately USD1 billion.

Notable practitioners

Alexey Trusov in Moscow, Montserrat Llopart in Barcelona, Jane Hobson in London and Thilo Räpple, based in Frankfurt, are key points of contact for the firm's life sciences practice.

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