Health & Life Sciences

The health and life sciences sectors are experiencing intensifying regulation, escalating consumer expectations and greater public scrutiny. Piper Alderman understands that the industry is becoming more diverse and the provision of service more complex as investment in the sector grows.

We act for clients across these sectors, including public and private hospitals, insurers, aged care providers, government authorities, medical researchers, diagnostic service providers, CRCs, charities and the agricultural, food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical device, cosmetic and nutraceutical industries.

The Piper Alderman team advises on a full spectrum of legal issues from day-to-day commercial matters to medical negligence.  We advise on risk management, insurance, capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, legislation, licensing, funding, joint ventures, outsourcing, rights and obligations, bio-ethical issues, regulatory and reimbursement issues, clinical research, promotion and advertising, and product liability.

We understand that the industry is at the forefront of emerging legal, business and social issues. Our team has the depth of skills, scientific background and industry experience to understand the issues affecting you and help you navigate through this complex landscape.