Hogan Lovells Australia continues to grow with the hire of Life Sciences/Regulatory team

Press releases | 12 October 2020

Sydney, 12 October 2020 – Hogan Lovells has today announced that life sciences and regulatory expert Mandi Jacobson will join the firm as a partner in its Global Regulatory practice, together with two associates. The team will be based in the firm's Sydney office and start with the firm on 15 October.

Mandi and her team will join from Dentons, where Mandi led their Australia Life Sciences group. She is heavily involved in the life sciences industry, with particular expertise in pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotech.

Given their unique skillset, the hire of the team will enable Hogan Lovells to grow its existing client base in the Asia Pacific region and service various key life sciences clients of the global firm.

Alice Valder Curran, Head of the Global Regulatory practice at Hogan Lovells, said: "I am delighted to welcome Mandi and her team to the firm. Mandi's appointment will enable us to broaden the footprint of our leading Global Regulatory practice and capitalise on opportunities in the region."

Scott Harris, Managing Partner for Hogan Lovells in Australia, added: "The establishment of a Regulatory and Life Sciences practice in Australia represents the latest investment in the growth of our firm in Australia, following strategic partner hires earlier this year."

Mandi Jacobson said: "I look forward to joining the firm and working closely with its unrivalled network of multinational offices on a range of life sciences regulatory matters."