Life Sciences

The push for innovation drives both scientific discovery and transformative business strategies. Whether you’re an industry leader or a new market entrant, you want creative thinking and a clear path to future growth – and that’s exactly what our dedicated lawyers deliver.

Innovators and investors across the life sciences sector rely on our multidisciplinary team for help in tackling highly complex transactions and legal issues. From biotech firms to medical device manufacturers, and from private equity investors to pharmaceutical giants, we work with all industry players to help navigate the daunting business challenges that arise where innovation and regulation intersect.

At any stage in the life cycle, from the creation of a promising new therapy through commercialization, product licensing and regulatory compliance, and whether negotiating strategic alliances or a complex global merger, we have the sector expertise and experience to develop strategies and solutions that work.

Representative Work

Apotex Holdings Inc., 2017

Acted as tax counsel to Apotex Holdings Inc. in connection with the sale of Accucaps Industries Limited, a developer and manufacturer of over-the-counter pharmaceutical softgels, to Catalent Pharma Solutions.

BELLUS Health Inc., 2017

Acted for BELLUS Health Inc. in connection with the exclusive worldwide licence agreement with The Neomed Institute to develop and commercialize BLU-5937 for the treatment of chronic cough.

Key Contacts

Richard Cherney
Richard Cherney

Partner

514.841.6457

Hillel W. Rosen
Hillel W. Rosen

Partner

514.841.6443