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Life Sciences | Latin America


This practice area broadly focuses on the commercialisation of products across the life sciences sector, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology programs, life systems, cosmetics, nutraceuticals and food processing. The section also encompasses organisations and institutions that devote themselves to research, development, technology transfer and commercialisation within the life sciences sphere. Intellectual property issues tend to dominate in this area as pharmaceutical giants seek to obtain innovative blockbuster drugs from biotechs and other sector companies. The section also centres on the licensing and acquisition of new products.

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Band 1
  1. Lloreda Camacho & Co
    Lloreda Camacho & Co
    Life Sciences
    2024 | Band 1 | 10 Years Ranked
    Lloreda Camacho & Co is a front-running practice that possesses outstanding capabilities across the Colombian life sciences arena. The law firm boasts considerable experience advising clients on regulatory matters, including sanitary registration, marketing authorisation, and pricing issues, as well as data exclusivity and clinical trials. The legal team remains active representing clients before the INVIMA. Lloreda Camacho & Co boasts a stellar client roster of prominent international pharmaceutical, medical devices, and biotechnology companies. Arcus Biosciences is a new client win.
  2. OlarteMoure
    Life Sciences
    2024 | Band 1
Band 2
  1. Cavelier Abogados
    Life Sciences
    2024 | Band 2
Band 3
  1. Aristizabal Abogados Consultores SAS
    Aristizabal Abogados Consultores SAS
    Life Sciences
    2024 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Boutique law firm Aristizabal Abogados Consultores boasts a talented team well-regarded for its expertise within the life sciences domain in Colombia. The practice group is known for assisting national and multinational clients with regulatory compliance and sanitary registrations across various industries, such as healthcare, technology, and food and beverages. Fagron, Gano Excel and Ciudaddemascotas.com count among Aristizabal Abogados Consultores' new client wins.
  2. CMS Rodríguez-Azuero
    CMS Rodríguez-Azuero
    Life Sciences
    2024 | Band 3 | 4 Years Ranked
    CMS Rodríguez-Azuero houses a notable life sciences practice group that offers expertise across a range of regulatory issues in Colombia. The legal team is well regarded for its experience advising clients on food and drink rules, as well as registering medical devices and drugs before the INVIMA. CMS Rodríguez-Azuero is particularly adept at catering to companies from the healthcare and food and beverages sectors. New clients include Nutriset, Mercado Libre and Kerr.
  3. Gómez-Pinzón
    Life Sciences
    2024 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    Notable full-service firm Gómez-Pinzón is well prepared to assist Colombian and multinational companies hailing from the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and medical devices industries with their regulatory life sciences needs. The legal team possesses demonstrable skills in handling patent portfolios, sanitary registrations, and certification of good manufacturing practices. McCormick and Femsa are new client wins.
  4. Posse Herrera Ruiz
    Posse Herrera Ruiz
    Life Sciences
    2024 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Posse Herrera Ruiz is a well-known full-service firm that is adept at counselling on a range of life sciences matters in Colombia. The legal department boasts experience in advising cannabis companies on Colombian regulation, licence applications, and intellectual property. Posse Herrera Ruiz is also known for handling prosecution of chemical, industrial design, and medicinal patents.