Healthcare and Life sciences

We are one of the few firms around that understands the challenges and risks faced by the healthcare sector: our multidisciplinary team can offer unrivalled advice on every single one.

We’ll give you outstanding support on every stage of your value chain, including by:

  • assisting in the initial phase of product development (drafting joint development agreements, R&D, and licensing/acquisition/sale of intellectual property rights
  • advising on the carrying out of clinical trials (including through CROs) and managing the relationships with the regulatory authorities to obtain commercial authorisations
  • negotiating and drafting sales agreements for distribution, joint promotion, franchising and procurement, and usage agreements for medical devices
  • managing relations with healthcare workers (doctors, medical sales representatives, medical facility managers)
  • planning and managing extraordinary acquisitions, including international ones
  • handling regulatory, administrative and environmental issues at national and European level
  • liaising with the administrative authorities, including with regard to calls for tenders
  • litigation involving administrative, regulatory, intellectual property and competition issues
  • preventing and managing anticorruption concerns
  • managing tax risks and resolving transfer pricing issues

Besides large Italian and international companies, we also represent SMEs that want the same high quality service.


Here’s what sets us apart

  • We are a multidisciplinary team who combine renowned legal expertise with in-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical and biomedical markets
  • Our professionals are experts in various practice areas, including competition/EU law, litigation, environmental law, administrative law, corporate law and M&A, IP and tax law. Our approach is designed to make the most of our legal and sector know-how to pinpoint the issues, understand your objectives and come up with the best solutions


Learn about our Focus Teams.


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Three new awards for BonelliErede at the Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards 2017

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BonelliErede wins two awards at the TopLegal Industry Awards 2017

BonelliErede was crowned “Infrastructure Firm of the Year” and “Biomedical Firm of the Year” at the 2017 TopLegal Industry Awards held on 18 May. In crowning the firm “Infrastructure Firm of the Year”, the judging panel crowned the firm “Infrastructure Firm of the Year” based on …

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