Adrian Spooner


Adrian specialises in life science and healthcare work, mainly for manufacturers and others in the pharmaceutical, device and healthcare supply chain with particular expertise on commercial, regulatory and intellectual property law. He also advises suppliers of services and potential investors in the sector. 

Adrian also provides advice in relation to pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology legislation and regulatory control. He also frequently advises on the development and implementation of new regulatory and compliance requirements in the sector and has close connections with major trade associations in the sector.

Adrian has considerable experience advising both innovative and generic manufacturers on protecting or entering existing and potential markets, the life science and pharmaceutical market generally and routes of supply and aspects of this, for example, Digital Healthcare. 

He has advised for many years on the structure and operation of UK National Health Service and UK healthcare profession practice and regulation in both primary and secondary care markets. He also continues to practice as a pharmacist. 

Adrian works across the firm and provides advice on contentious and non-contentious issues that arise in a number of our practice areas including corporate, commercial and intellectual property and dispute resolution. He has advised on numerous corporate and commercial transactions including company and product acquisitions and disposals, market placing and other fundraising exercises.

Published Works

Areas of Practice

Life Sciences

Year Qualified



University of Birmingham, L.P.C., 1995
University of Leicester, 1994
Liverpool John Moores University, B.Sc., 1989


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