Life Sciences - DAC Beachcroft
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Life Sciences

We act for many leading pharmaceutical companies, as well as many medical device and consumer healthcare manufacturers, as well as their insurers.

We provide specialist advice to the life sciences industry on all aspects of regulatory, liability and product safety issues and have assisted clients with the approval process for medicines, drug pharmacovigilance and compliance issues. In Paris our lawyers are specialists in advising on medical malpractice and pharmaceutical liability cases.

We assist our clients throughout the entire lifecycle of their products, providing advice on R&D, clinical trials, approval and licensing, pharmacovigilance, regulatory and compliance issues as well as handling complaints, claims and recalls. We also advise on labelling, advertising and comparative claims for complex healthcare products.

In France, we have defended pharmaceutical/ medical product suppliers for over a decade. We also have been involved in mass tort claims in the US, and in the UK our product liability team is top ranked in both of the profession’s leading legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers.

We can advise you on:

  • Jurisdictional and cross border issues litigation in civil and criminal medical liability claims (including liability of medical practitioners, private and public healthcare institutions)
  • Jurisdictional and cross border issues in life science and health products liability (Biomedical studies, drugs and vaccines, medical devices, cosmetic products)
  • Worldwide monitoring of mass tort and major class actions involving life science and health products manufacturers