Health and Life Sciences

With its leading universities, world class centre of excellence and international pharmaceutical manufacturers, the North East’s life sciences sector is highly active and successful.

There are fantastic local facilities such as NETPark, the International Centre for Life and the Helix, and innovative businesses operating in the sector which include QuantuMDX, Piramal, Fuji Film Diosynth and GSK. The North East also benefits from active sector focussed membership organisations such as NEPIC and BioNow, which are key for creating strong local networks and raising awareness of how active the region is in this arena.

Square One Law has excellent industry specific knowledge and experience. We can advise on key legal issues facing life science businesses, including:

  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Protection and enforcement
  • Manufacturing and distribution arrangements
  • Clinical trial arrangements
  • Data protection as well as fundraising
  • Subsidy control and EU and competition law issues


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It is important to have a strong and trusted team of professional advisers. That is why I use Square One Law.

Peter Stephenson, Executive Chairman, Able UK,

The Square One Law team are excellent. They always provide us not only with rapid, detailed and most of all, cost effective guidance but also advice that is very commercial.

Trevor Silver, Chairman, Landid,

We’ve worked with Square One Law across our business from the start. They understand our proposition and can deliver in terms of us achieving quick turnaround times for our customer base, which will promote new benchmarks for the industry.

Stephen Pratt, Head of Originations, Atom Bank,
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