Gold trophy for health and pharmacy at the Trophées du Droit 2017
24 Mar 2017
International law firm Simmons & Simmons has been awarded the gold trophy in Health and Pharmacy at the Trophées du Droit awards 2017.
The 17th edition of the much expected Trophées du Droit, which nominates the best professionals and players in the legal market, took place on 16 March 2017.
Three categories have been highlighted this year: the best international law firms, the best law firm managers and the best specialised team. It is in the latter that Simmons & Simmons has been awarded the Gold Trophy in the category Health and Pharmacy.
The firm’s international sector head for life sciences, Jacques-Antoine Robert, commented: "We are grateful for winning this award which recognises a multidisciplinary team made up of 40 professionals dedicated to health law. It confirms our expertise in this sector and the quality of our services regarding complex matters."
Alexandre Regniault, dispute resolution partner who becomes the firm’s head of life sciences from 01 May says: "The life sciences team has earned a substantial reputation with the leaders of this environment. The team advises leading pharmaceutical laboratories, biotechnological companies, medical devices manufacturers as well as healthcare facilities."
Thierry Gontard, the managing partner of the Paris office also welcomes this award: "This prize rewards the work of a fast-growing team which always meets challenges and recognises the firm as a key player in the Health Law sector."