29 July 2019
We're pleased to announce the appointment of Alison Dennis to the partnership*. Alison will be the new International Co-Head of Life Sciences and Healthcare leading the team with Michael Stein, who is based in Germany.
Alison joins the firm from Fieldfisher where she has led the life sciences group and sat on their Executive Committee for a number of years.
A specialist in life sciences regulatory and transactional work, Alison acts for medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech companies helping them to expand in Europe and other jurisdictions around the world.
Partner and Head of Life Sciences (UK), Simon Cohen commented: "We're seeing more demand for regulatory advice from clients in the life sciences sector, and increased opportunities for transactional work as innovative technologies come to market. Alison has a wealth of experience in these areas and we look forward to working with her."
Managing Partner Shane Gleghorn said: "Alison is incredibly experienced and well-regarded. This senior hire enables us to build on our leading reputation and international capabilities in the life sciences sector. Alison's expertise has strong synergies with our focus areas for growth in life sciences, and with her reputation she will help us to drive new opportunities throughout Europe, Asia and the US."
*The firm looks forward to welcoming Alison in the new year subject to standard regulatory approvals and completion of her notice period.