International law firm Reed Smith was named the ‘Greece Firm of the Year’ at the LMG Life Sciences Awards EMEA, held in London on 12 May 2022.

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Reed Smith’s Athens-based life sciences team is led by partner Anthony Poulopoulos and counsel Christina Nikiforaki.

Reed Smith was also a shortlisted awards finalist in these categories: France Firm of the Year; Germany Firm of the Year; UK Firm of the Year; Patent Strategy Firm of the Year; and Patent Strategy & Management Lawyer of the Year for partner Marianne Schaffner.

Reed Smith’s interdisciplinary life sciences team around the world helps clients to navigate the ever-changing regulatory environment of the life sciences industry and helps to drive progress for companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, diagnostic and animal health sectors.

The firm’s Athens-based team has a reputation for successfully representing life sciences entities in key transactions, complex regulatory and policy matters, and high-profile litigation. Reed Smith’s clients in Greece include pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers which the firm represents in regulatory compliance matters, product liability litigation cases, government investigations, public tendering procedures and litigation, data privacy and security matters as well as corporate transactions and transformations.

In another recent life sciences development, Reed Smith announced in April that Milan Thakker was joining the firm in London as a life sciences transactional partner, after having spent over seven years in the Group Legal Transactions team at the Swiss headquarters of Novartis, where he managed some of the pharma giant’s most notable strategic transactions.

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