March 2021, Virtual Conference

A conference presented by top legal professionals in the life sciences sector, with discussion on the latest developments in the field. Our conference, which will take place virtually over two days in March, will offer discussion on the topics below, as well offering networking opportunities via the virtual platform providing a space to make new connections.

Register your interest and reserve your tickets for the event by contacting our Event Sponsorship Sales Manager, Michael Taylor, at or call on +44 203 654 1868



Our Speakers

George Peretz QC, Monckton Chambers

George Peretz QC, Monckton Chambers

Keynote Speaker - Day 1

George Peretz has acted in many key competition cases involving and affecting the pharmaceutical industry, for the commission and General Court and European Court of Justice. He has extensive expertise and experience of advising on and litigating pharmaceutical regulatory issues. He has also represented the United kingdom government in the ECJ.

Ruth Steinholtz

Ruth Steinholtz

Speaker: day 1, session 3

Ruth Steinholtz established AretéWork in 2011 to further her mission of making a difference in the world of business ethics and by doing so to play a modest role in stopping corruption and its widespread and devastating consequences. The usual compliance focused approaches have failed to create ethical companies committed to doing the right thing and Ruth believes there is a better way, based on values.

Mark Engelman QC

Mark Engelman QC

Speaker: day 1, session 2

Mark is a high profile Intellectual Property Barrister,  and has expertise with patents and trademarks and has worked cases with brands like Astrazeneca, GSK, and Apple. Mark has a degree in pharmacology which gives a unique advantage when advising pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

Sir Robin Jacob

Sir Robin Jacob

Keynote Speaker - Day 2

Sir Robin is a former Lord Justice of Appeal, having practiced at the International Property Bar from 1967. Between 1976 and 1981 he was the junior counsel for the Comptroller of Patents and for the government department in intellectual property. Sir Jacob was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1981. He has practiced abroad often, including in Hong King, Singapore, Europe, the USA, and Australia.

Sir Jacob was appointed to the bench in 1993 and from the outset was a designated patent judge. From 1997 to 2001 he was supervising Chancery Judge for Birmingham, Bristol, and Cardiff. He was appointed as Lord Justice of Appeal in October 2003.  He continued to sit from time to time in the Court of Appeal until April 2015. He acts as an arbitrator, mediator, and expert witness on English and European law.

Rameet Sangha

Rameet Sangha

Speaker: day 2, session 5

Rameet Sangha is a Senior Vice President at Compass Lexecon, based in London.

Rameet is a professional competition economist with over 20 years of experience advising clients on a range of competition matters: mergers, market investigations, abuse of dominance, vertical agreements, competition litigation, and damages assessment.

Rameet has experience across a range of industries, with particular expertise in life sciences and financial services.

Thank you to our sponsors

Speaker and sponsorship Opportunities:

If you would like to know more about becoming a sponsor and a potential speaker at this event, please contact our Event Sponsorship Sales Manager, Michael Taylor, at or call on +44 203 654 1868 for more information and to discuss your interests.

Attendee tickets:

Attendee ticket sales are now open. For early bird ticket pass rates and offers contact our Event Sponsorship Sales Manager, Michael Taylor, at or call on +44 203 654 1868 for more information.

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