is an international business law firm with an enviable record of experience in Canada and globally, operating from offices in Toronto, Calgary, Montréal, New York and Halifax. The life sciences practice is led by Eileen McMahon and Cheryl Reicin, and is ranked as one of the premier life sciences ... practices in Canada and the USA. A team of 42 lawyers and patent agents – most of whom have a PhD, an MSc or an engineering degree in a relevant life sciences discipline – provides all the services required by life sciences companies and their partnering organisations, including inventors and start-ups, multinational pharmaceutical and biotech companies, life sciences investors, venture capitalists and investment bankers. The firm represents 12 of the world's top 20 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, ranked by healthcare revenue. The key areas of practice in relation to the life sciences sector are pharmaceuticals, biologics and devices; food and drug regulatory; retail and consumer products; IP; licensing; M&A; corporate commercial; and tax.