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Elisabethann Wright


Elisabethann Wright

Listed as 'leading authority' on EU Life Sciences law by Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences 2015 Elisabethann Wright has been practising in the Life Sciences sector for over 30 years in both private practice and international institutions. She is well recognised for the advice she gives clients in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and food industries.Her role includes assisting clients in the classification of their products, the establishment of a pathway to authorisation and marketing of their products in the EU (including related regulatory obligations), pharmacovigilance obligations, promotion and marketing of products, sales agreements, clinical trial agreements, adverse event reporting, product withdrawals, data privacy obligations, and conduct of compliance and anti-bribery investigations.

Elisabethann also has experience in litigation before the European Court of Justice, the European Court of First Instance, and the European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) Court, including challenges, on behalf of industry clients, to decisions of EU institutions and the validity of EU legislation. Elisabethann was a Référendaire (Law Clerk) at the Court of Justice of the European Communities for a number of years.

Brussels office's Life Sciences Practice is ranked in Tier 1.

Legal 500 2015

Education and admissions


  • Postgraduate Diploma in EC Competition Law, King's College London, 2004
  • B.L., The Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Belfast, 1985
  • LL.B., The Queen's University of Belfast, 1984

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Northern Ireland


Brussels Life Sciences practices awarded Finance Monthly – Law Award 2015 in the category of Life Sciences Law Firm of the Year – Belgium


Listed as 'leading authority' on EU Life Sciences law

Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences


Recognised as one of the five "most highly regarded individuals" worldwide

Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences 2014 edition


Brussels office's Life Sciences Practice is ranked in Tier 1 by Legal 500 and Chambers 2014



PLC Life Sciences Cross-border Handbook


Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology - Belgium

Legal 500, EU Regulatory

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