Life Sciences Law

Lexis®PSL Life Sciences is an online practical guidance product for contentious and non-contentious lawyers providing advice to and supporting the UK’s Life Sciences sector.

Our content is written and structured to cover each stage in the life-cycle of a Life Sciences product from research and development to manufacturing, marketing and sale, including analyses of sector specific IP and data protection issues.

Our practice notes set out key principles supported by relevant authority and links through to in-depth commentary and underlying sources in Lexis®Library, all of which are designed to speed up the task of advising in this fast-moving and innovative sector.

LexisPSL Life Sciences is supported by an in-house legal team with extensive experience in practice and dedicated to producing content specifically for busy practitioners. This experience, combined with extensive customer research, has shaped our practical guidance on issues affecting the UK’s Life Sciences sector. We have built and continue to develop our product with the assistance of leading experts in the field.

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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This Practice Note explores issues and best practice relating to the sharing of personal data between controllers (including joint controllers and...
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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This Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners seeking to understand the fast-moving changes to civil court processes and...
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CASE HUBARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the decision of 26 November 2020; it is no longer maintained.See further,...
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