Bonaccord is a multi- award-winning law firm focussed on the commercialisation of scientific innovation with particular expertise in the life sciences.
Their insightful support and understanding of the unique challenges facing this type of business is based on many years' experience of science based industries around the world. They aim both to protect your interests and support you in seeing your idea from investment through to market. This applies whatever the size of your business – whether you're a one-man consultancy needing advice on setting up, or a huge multinational searching for experts to deliver specialist legal advice.
Extensive board level experience means that Bonaccord founder Patricia brings pragmatic, commercially relevant solutions to businesses who need help commercialising life science research or ideas.
She has held senior positions in the pharmaceutical industry around the world for nearly 20 years. As General Counsel of Vernalis plc, The Ferring Group and Solvay Pharmaceuticals, as well as Senior Corporate Counsel for Pfizer Inc, she’s been involved in decision making at the highest levels.
Her experience includes:
• Negotiating complex licensing and cooperation agreements
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Fundraising and investment agreements
• Intellectual property management
• Public affairs
• Establishing and developing internal services and departments
Patricia’s also sat on industry committees and represented industry interests to law makers and taken part in policy reviews.
Bonaccord specialises in supporting science based businesses and has won multiple awards including several as ‘UK Life Science Law Firm of the Year’.