Life Sciences

Ronan Daly Jermyn has extensive experience across all segments of the life sciences industry and represents many key operators in those sectors, including medical device, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies, as well as many of the leading universities in Ireland.

We regularly advise on some of the most significant transactions that take place within the industry. Through our broad transactional experience we understand the complex issues that Life Science companies face from IP licensing to financing – we can engage quickly with other experienced lawyers across the firm including employment, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, tax, and environmental to deliver efficient and effective solutions.

Our depth of legal experience and thorough industry know-how means we understand the challenges faced and can help you make connections, take advantage of opportunities to grow your business, and protect you.

  • Advised Galway medtech company, Whiteswell, in its funding round with investors, RA Capital Management and InCube Ventures.
  • Advised an international orthobiologics company in relation to its merger with a US medical technology company.
  • Acted for a Galway-based medical devices company on a strategic investment in the company by a global manufacturer for the medical device and healthcare industries.
  • Advised a leading venture fund on its investment in a provider of fluid dispensing technology for life science and industrial applications.
  • Advised a company dedicated to improving clinical outcomes for stroke patients on its Series B financing.
  • Acted for a medical device company in relation to multiple equity fundraisings by a number of private investors. 
  • Acting for a number of leading life sciences companies in relation to collaborative research and development projects.
  • Acting for University of Limerick in relation to the establishment of a number of collaborative research centres including the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre, funded by Enterprise Ireland.
  • Advising University of Limerick on the legal arrangements underpinning the establishment at UL of the Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre, a research collaboration programme between Irish universities and leading pharmaceutical companies.
  • Advising University College Cork in relation to a number of collaboration arrangements with medical device companies in relation to the FLAME Laboratory – a purpose-built teaching and research facility at UCC. 
  • Acting for a leading international pharmaceutical company in relation to the restructuring and relocation of its global IP portfolio to Ireland.
  • Acting for a number of medical device companies in relation to licensing and spin-out arrangements with Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology.
  • Acting for Laya Healthcare, Ireland’s second largest health insurance provider in respect of all legal advices from regulatory to contractual.
  • Acting for many of Ireland’s leading private hospitals.
  • Nominated counsel for GSK in Ireland.
  • Nominated counsel for Novartis in Ireland.
  • The team at Ronan Daly Jermyn has “excellent technical ability and practical knowledge” – The Legal 500

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