Benjamin O Lang
is of counsel at the firm and leads its Tokyo life sciences practice. He has had a close association with Japan for more than 30 years, speaks Japanese and English and has a wealth of experience advising Japanese and international clients on cross-border transactions. Having practised for nearly 15 years in Tokyo and New York, Ben has advised on a wide variety of strategic and commercial transactions, including public and private M&A, divestitures, spin-outs, joint ventures, and other investments. He focuses in particular on the life sciences industry, handling international co-development, licensing, distribution and other arrangements, and providing guidance to international clients on market entry and clinical trials in Japan.