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Life Sciences 2019

We are delighted to present WWL: Life Sciences 2019, which covers 1,067 lawyers from 443 firms worldwide. Below we highlight the leading firms overall in our research this year. Many of the firms below earn individual listings across multiple chapters, although most show one clear area of strength. Hogan Lovells once again receives the most listings, with 41 in this edition, an increase of two from 2018, continuing to demonstrate strong product liability and transactional practices at the heart of its offering. Bird & Bird and Sidley Austin also perform well, each receiving 30 listings, with the former's Patent Litigation offering excelling this year, and the latter's expertise on the regulatory side particularly evident. Individual practice area charts can be found in the respective chapter analyses.

Life Sciences: Patent Litigation 2019

This chapter sees 403 practitioners highlighted for their work in the field. European firms dominate the listings this year, with Bristows, Bird & Bird and Hoyng Rokh Monegier all performing strongly this year. In North America, Canadian and US firms vie for pre-eminence in our research, with several outfits performing exceptionally well. In Australia, meanwhile, Allens stands out for its depth of expertise in the field.

Life Sciences: Product Liability 2019

This year’s guide to the leading practitioners in the life sciences - product liability space sees 297 individuals highlighted for their impressive work across a range of mandates arising from medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech-related issues.

Life Sciences: Regulatory 2019

This year’s guide sees 314 individuals highlighted across 42 jurisdictions for their work on regulatory matters in the life sciences space.

Life Sciences: Transactional 2019

Our research into the global life sciences transactional legal market sees 208 lawyers highlighted for their work in the field.

UK Bar: Arbitration 2019

This year’s research into the arbitration practices of UK barristers sees 66 silks and 28 juniors highlighted for their outstanding work across a range of industry sectors in arbitral seats around the globe.

UK Bar: Aviation & Travel 2019

In this chapter we recognise 21 silks and 15 juniors for their exceptional work handling a range of travel matters, including personal injury claims, and all aspects of contentious aviation.

UK Bar: Banking & Finance 2019

In this chapter 68 silks and 32 juniors are recognised for their outstanding work handling a range of sophisticated banking and finance disputes.

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