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Pharmaceutical

Our Pharmaceutical lawyers are equipped with all the experience, knowledge and global resources you need.

Our international team have extensive experience in the healthcare services and pharmaceutical supply chain, including manufacturing, wholesale, pharmacies, distributors, health practitioners, hospitals, medical schemes and insurance. Our expertise in this area doesn't just stop there. Our commercial lawyers have also helped businesses in this sector with mergers and acquisitions, making FLI the go-to partner for continuous advice and support in this field.



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Peter Edwards

Peter Edwards

Peter Edwards brings 25 years of broad experience as in-house counsel in domestic and global environments. He served as general counsel of the multi-national public companies Celanese Corporation (specialty plastics and chemicals), Baxalta Incorporated (biopharmaceutical spin-off from Baxter), and Mallinckrodt plc (specialty pharmaceuticals). Peter also lived and worked overseas in Brussels as general counsel for Solvay Pharmaceuticals.

In his earlier career, he held in-house positions of increasing responsibility within Mettler-Toledo, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company. Peter began his career as an associate in a large private law firm.

An inspiring, thoughtful, and strategic leader, Peter’s peers and the boards he has served view him as a high-impact advisor. His experience spans public company spin-offs and high-profile M&A to building high-performing legal teams while also providing innovative and effective results across the full range of critical legal challenges.

Phone: (+1) 636-795-9565

Email: pedwards@first-law.com

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Qualifications

  • Michigan State University, Juris Doctor
  • University of Michigan, BSA

Languages:

  • English
  • German
  • French

Customers we are proud to work with in Pharmaceutical:

MedTrust
LifeVantage
Vital Strategies
Medtronic’s
Takeda
Solvay
Celanese
Abbott
Cytron Medical
Stryker
Advanced Bionics
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