Public and Private enterprises, research institutions and venture capitalists in this sector face many unique challenges and to succeed, require informed and experienced legal advisers.

Being a boutique practice Lord Commercial Lawyers is unique in this sector. We are able to provide quality advice and satisfy the legal needs of emerging and established enterprises without the expense associated with large law firms that offer a team based model. We have established links with emerging biotechnology companies helping implement strategies to achieve commercialisation.

We advise on a range of matters from intellectual property, licensing, shareholder agreements, funding, capital raising listing and mergers and acquisitions.

We can assist clients to successfully develop and commercialise biotech innovations through the negotiation and preparation of:

  • Distribution agreements
  • Licence agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Technology transfer agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Research and development agreements

Andrew has practised for over 20 years with experience of venture capital, business structuring and capital markets. Andrew is actively involved at the board level with both listed and unlisted biotechnology companies having taken carriage of listing biotech companies. Andrew can be contacted via e-mail on