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VC BioLaw
Legal Services for Biotech

Boutique firm, specialized in legal services
and corporate advice to the Life Sciences industry


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OUR VALUES

WHAT WE STAND FOR

Transparency

On-going support

Independence

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SERVICES

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU

SHALL WE GET STARTED?
Our portfolio of services includes all the needs of participants in the Life Sciences industry. We are specialists in the continuous advice to companies, institutions, agencies, associations, foundations, investors and researchers who carry out their activities in the field of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical products, cosmetics and agri-food. You won’t find anything like us in the legal sector.

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Corporate/M&A

The VC Biolaw team has participated in the most important acquisitions and sales in the sector, having constituted some of the best known spin-offs on the market. We offer you our extensive experience to advise you on the transmission of intangible assets and technologies developed within the framework of technological innovation projects. We're the best partner you could ever imagine.

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Commercial Law

VC Biolaw has carried out commercial operations of all kinds, from the distribution of non-monetary dividends to the financing of projects, collaborating with agencies, research centers and universities in the licensing or in the creation of technology-based companies for the marketing and exploitation of their assets. We're the specialists you need.

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Corporate Law

In VC Biolaw we advise Managers and Boards of Directors, carrying out the task of the secretary of the Board, preparing reports and legal opinions. We ensure that the decisions made by the managers of the entities are the most informed, so that they are the most accurate. We want you to feel safe.

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Governance

At VC Biolaw we develop and implement Compliance programs, advising and accompanying the Compliance Officer in the performance of its functions. We talk about on-going support, because we do it: from the initial training, through communications and trainings to the whole of the staff, to the preparation of reports or resolution of queries once the Compliance program is already implemented. We are with you every step of the way.

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Contracting

From the initial drafting of commercial contracts of all kinds, through the review and advice in the negotiation of these, there is no contract that can stop us, it does not matter if you want to regulate the transfer of medical software equipment to a hospital center, ensure the commercialization of reagents of all kinds, or carry out the transmission of marketing authorizations. We've done it all.

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Public Law

We are specialists in the Life Sciences industry. That is, we understand what you’re talking about when dealing with the European regulation in the manufacture and development of medical and in vitro diagnosis products, the process for obtaining the CE marking, the development and planning of clinical trials, the process to obtain the qualification of orphan drugs, the challenge of specifications and resolutions of public tenders, or the self-regulation requirements of sector. We're the experts you want by your side.

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OUR TEAM

WHO ARE WE?

Maite Vázquez Calo

PARTNER

Maite stands out for her practical legal and economic advice, direct and sincere, prioritizing clarity and efficiency.

Among many of her recognitions, Maite is Secretary of the Spanish Biotechnology Association (ASEBIO), Member of the Advisory Council of the Pharmaceutical and Health Law Section of the Madrid Bar Association. Professor of the Center for Pharmaceutical Industry Studies (CESIF) and independent counsellor of the Cooperative Credit Bank (Cajamar Group). Additionally, She has been recognized by Best Lawyers directory in the 2020 edition and has obtained for the second consecutive year this recognition in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers.

María Pedernal Marigómez

PARTNER

Maria is orderly, clear and insightful, offering legal and corporate advice with an international and innovative vision.

She has extensive experience in providing business advice to companies in the biotech and healthcare sectors. She has also won several awards for her work related to disruptive technologies such as blockchain, smart contracts, or Artificial Intelligence applied to the Life Sciences industry.

Rafael Rodríguez Alonso

TAX PARTNER

Rafael after more than 30 años in PwC Tax and Legal as a Partner, in particular specialized in the Life Science sector, has joined VCBiolaw as a Tax partner to strengthen and expand the capabilities of our firm.

He has a wide range of experience in providing tax advice from family businesses to group companies. Likewise, his experience includes advising, assisting and defending companies and people in tax audit processes carried out by the Spanish Tax Administration. Rafael has been recognized by the Best Lawyers directory in the 2021 edition.

Luis Sánchez Quintana

PARTNER

Luis has more than 32 years of experience at PwC, of that 20 years as an audit Partner leading projects and teams of relevant business groups in the Telecommunications, Retail and Consumer, Industrial Products and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Luis has more than 32 years of experience at PwC, of that 20 years as an audit Partner leading projects and teams of relevant business groups in the Telecommunications, Retail and Consumer, Industrial Products and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Nuria Amarilla Mateu

REGULATORY PARTNER

Nuria holds more than 20 years of Legal experience alongside technicians, healthcare professionals and scientists, from the project and research phase to the notification or registration of the product and the necessary requirements for commercialisation.

In June 2019, she became a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Health Lawyers, and, since July 2020, she has been the president of the Pharmaceutical Law Section of the Madrid Bar Association (ICAM), after co-chairing the Health Law and Pharmaceutical Law Section of ICAM for two years.

We are going to transform the legal advice of the Life Sciences industry.
Are you sure that you don't want know more about us?"

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CONTACT

WE WANT TO HELP YOU

We are going to change the way to provide legal advice to the Life Sciences industry.


You should get to know us.

WORKING HOURS

09:00h – 19:00h