LMG Life Sciences Awards EMEA 2022: winners announced

 

The LMG Life Sciences Awards aim to recognise complex and innovative work completed in the life sciences sector across various practice area categories.  Our editorial and awards teams would like to express their deepest gratitude to every firm, lawyer, and company that participated in the research for this year’s awards.

This year's awards event was held on May 12 at the Andaz Hotel in London, where numerous legal professionals in the life sciences sector gathered to congratulate the best in the business during the 2022 research period.

A big congratulations to all the winners and the shortlisted nomineesPhotos from the 2022 gala ceremony.

And the winners are…

 

In-house Awards

In-house Team of the Year

Teva

 

General Counsel of the Year

Dan Ireland, Exscientia

 

Firm of the Year Awards

Competition & Antitrust Firm of the Year

Dorda

 

Corporate Firm of the Year

Latham & Watkins

 

Licensing & Collaboration Firm of the Year

Allen & Overy

 

M&A Firm of the Year

Latham & Watkins

 

Opposition Procedure Firm of the Year

De Clercq & Partners

 

Parallel Import Firm of the Year

Taylor Wessing

 

Patent Litigation Firm of the Year: Biologics / Biosimilars

Powell Gilbert

 

Patent Litigation Firm of the Year: Biotech

Powell Gilbert

 

Patent Litigation Firm of the Year: Medical Devices

Powell Gilbert

 

Patent Litigation Firm of the Year: Pharmaceuticals

Allen & Overy

 

Patent Strategy Firm of the Year

Greenberg Traurig

 

Product Liability Firm of the Year

S Horowitz & Co

 

Regulatory Firm of the Year

Esin Attorney Partnership (a Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein)

 

SPC Litigation Firm of the Year

Carpmaels & Ransford

 

Venture Capital Firm of the Year

Cooley

 

White Collar Crime Firm of the Year

King & Spalding

 

Lawyer of the Year Awards

Advisory Lawyer of the Year

Tal Band, S. Horowitz & Co

 

Competition & Antitrust Lawyer of the Year

Heinrich Kühnert, Dorda

 

Corporate Lawyer of the Year

Philipp Haas, Niederer Kraft Frey

 

Licensing & Collaboration Lawyer of the Year

John Wilkinson, Cooley

 

M&A Lawyer of the Year

Eduardo Nogueira Pinto, PLMJ

 

Parallel Import Lawyer of the Year

Ulf Grundmann, King & Spalding

 

Patent Litigator of the Year: Biologic / Biosimilars

Penny Gilbert, Powell Gilbert

 

Patent Litigator of the Year: Biotech

Okan Can, Deris Attorney Partnership

 

Patent Litigator of the Year: Medical Devices

Tim Powell, Powell Gilbert

 

Patent Litigator of the Year: Pharmaceuticals

Tim Powell, Powell Gilbert

 

Patent Strategy & Management Lawyer of the Year

Oya Yalvac, Deris Attorney Partnership

 

Product Liability Lawyer of the Year

Dovev Apel, S. Horowitz & Co

 

SPC Litigator of the Year

Jennifer Antcliff, Carpmaels & Ransford

 

White Collar Crime Lawyer of the Year

Illya Kostin, Legal Alliance

 

Rising Stars

Corporate Rising Star

Tom Goodman, Cooley

 

Financial Rising Star

Eliana Bernardo, PLMJ

 

IP Rising Star

Joel Coles, Powell Gilbert

 

Non-IP Litigation Rising Star

Andreas Seling, Dorda

 

Regulatory Rising Star

Can Sözer, Esin Attorney Partnership (a Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein)

 

Jurisdiction Awards

Baltics Firm of the Year

TGS Baltic

 

Belgium Firm of the Year

Latham & Watkins

 

Bulgaria Firm of the Year

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co

 

Central Europe Firm of the Year

Dorda

 

Czech Republic Firm of the Year

Kinstellar

 

Eastern Europe Firm of the Year

Mușat & Asociații

 

France Firm of the Year

Allen & Overy

 

Germany Firm of the Year

Latham & Watkins

 

Greece Firm of the Year

Reed Smith

 

Israel Firm of the Year

S Horowitz & Co

 

Italy Firm of the Year

Portolano Cavallo

 

Netherlands Firm of the Year

Allen & Overy

 

Poland Firm of the Year

Allen & Overy

 

Portugal Firm of the Year

SRS Advogados

 

Scandinavian Firm of the Year

Roschier

 

Spain Firm of the Year

Grau & Angulo

 

Switzerland Firm of the Year

Homburger

 

Turkey Firm of the Year

Esin Attorney Partnership (a Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein)

 

UK Firm of the Year

Powell Gilbert

 

Impact Cases

Acerus Pharmaceuticals v Recipharm

Brick Court Chambers
Hogan Lovells
Knights

 

Antonin Cohen successful appeal before French Court of Appeals of Aix-en-Provance re: marketing CBD products

Latham & Watkins

 

CE - 450163 Doctolib successful before Conseil d'État

Bird & Bird

 

Pharmaceutical Works Polpharma SA v European Medicines Agency (EMA)

Bird & Bird

 

Secretary of State for Health and another v Servier Laboratories Ltd and others <2021> UKSC 24

Brick Court Chambers
Sidley Austin

 

Impact Deals

Jazz Pharmaceuticals / GW Pharmaceuticals

Arthur Cox
Cravath Swaine & Moore
Macfarlanes
Slaughter and May
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz

 

Sanofi / Translate Bio

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Weil Gotshal & Manges

 

Sanofi / Kymab

Goodwin
Weil Gotshal & Manges

 

Vifor Pharma / CSL

Bär & Karrer
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

 

Vifor Pharma / Sanifit

Baker McKenzie
VC Biolaw

 

 

We aim to mention all firms that took part in each of our Impact Cases and Impact Deals. If your firm has been omitted please contact LMG Life Sciences Senior Awards Researcher John Harrison.