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An adaptable team with the ability to quickly understand the scientific and commercial needs of our clients

Life Sciences

We have significant experience within our Life Sciences team which gives us the ability to quickly understand the scientific and commercial needs of our clients and to provide them with the appropriate advice.

Our team has experience advising within the pharmaceutical, biotech and food manufacturing industries on areas such as: laboratories and reference facilities; pathology; microbiology; research, testing and standards (in areas such as biosafety, genomic research, proficiency testing, proteomics and culture collections); manufacturing and all manner of product development (including IP) and supply.

We know that the current market can be challenging and we recognise the importance in providing quick, accurate, innovative and pragmatic commercial advice.

We provide advice on the following:

  • Commercial agreements (including licensing, collaboration, research and development, IP protection, exploitation and strategy, manufacturing, clinical trial, service agreements, technology transfer, supply and distribution agreements)
  • Intellectual Property strategy and protection
  • Private and public debt and equity funding / Grants
  • Working with and supplying into the public sector/ Innovative partnerships
  • Company establishment
  • Company and product acquisitions and sales
  • Taxation issues including R&D tax credits and the ‘patent box’
  • Regulatory and competition issues
  • Contentious and non-contentious employment law matters, employee relations support and business protection
  • Dispute resolution services for contract and other disputes – domestic and international arbitration and mediation
  • Property and construction matters
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Brachers will be holding a session to discuss the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into effect in May next year which will make substantial changes to the way businesses must handle personal data. Read more


Brachers named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in national legal awards

Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more


Brachers shortlisted for national legal award because of dedication to Kent market

Brachers has been shortlisted for the coveted Law Firm of the Year prize at this year’s national Halsbury’s Legal Awards. Award nomination shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more


Maidstone-based Watson Nevill solicitors joins Brachers

Brachers announces it has acquired Maidstone-based solicitors Watson Nevill, introducing new members across the commercial property and family teams. Read more


Brachers sponsors Kent Excellence in Business Awards

For the third successive year, Brachers has been searching for the best land-based business in Kent as part of the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA). Read more


Five senior appointments at Brachers

Brachers has expanded its Private Client, Commercial Property and Commercial teams with five senior appointments. Read more

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Meet the Team

Julie Alchin | Associate

T: 01622 776428 | Email Julie

James Bullock | Partner

T: 01622 776421 | Email James

Ash Jilani | Partner

T: 01622 776402 | Email Ash

Matthew Simmonds | Partner

T: 01622 776467 | Email Matthew


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