Dr Adela Williams is a partner at the firm, specialising in regulatory advice and litigation on behalf of life sciences clients. Her practice includes a broad range of regulatory and compliance advice in relation to medicines, medical devices, cosmetics and foods, including borderline issues. She has extensive experience in pricing and reimbursement matters, assisting clients to navigate the Voluntary and Statutory Schemes on pricing of branded medicines and providing support and representation in the context of health technology appraisals by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and similar bodies. She also acts for clients in litigation arising from regulatory decisions in the UK and in the European Courts and represents pharmaceutical and medical device clients in product liability litigation (unitary actions and group litigation), including claims involving unlicensed medicines in the research context as well as marketed products. Such litigation has often involved co-ordinating proceedings within the EU and advising on forum and other jurisdictional issues. She is an Assistant Coroner.