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13th - 17th September 2021
Downing College,
Cambridge University

European Pharma Law Academy

A unique & comprehensive pharmaceutical law course

Designed to equip you with the knowledge to tackle the sector’s latest legal issues and developments

Thank you to all those who virtually joined us in 2020!

Register your interest for the 2021 European Pharma Law Academy conference by downloading the 2020 brochure here.


In an era of physical separation, ensure you do not get left behind by developments in all aspects of European Pharma Law and forge new connections with your peers across the world through our sophisticated and fully interactive conference app.

Breaking Down the Complexity

New regulations, fast changing case law, constant consultations and reviews - it's no wonder the pharmaceutical industry is seen as one of the toughest places to practice law. 

The Pharma Law Academy has been designed to cut through the complexity, delivering you all the information and skills needed to ensure your success, whether you are an in-house lawyer or practicing in a legal firm.

Virtual Conferencing:
Virtual Conferencing:
  • Listen to insightful presentations and practical case studies from the comfort of your home 
  • Join interactive Q&As and participate in engaging audience polls
  • Take advantage of innovative matchmaking algorithm to meet your peers with similar background and interests
  • Schedule 1-1 meetings with delegates and speakers before, during and after the event
  • Participate in  virtual evening networking activities to help you forge stronger connections
  • Increased flexibility with an option to watch key sessions on-demand 
  • Join from anywhere in the world and save on time, travel and costs
Informative and Practical:
Informative and Practical:
  • Gain a solid understanding of crucial pharma law issues from a broad range of perspectives in a relaxed and informal atmosphere
  • Thorough presentations offering both the external counsel and in-house legal perspectives
  • Practical workshops focusing on the most important issues to put your knowledge to the test
  • Get real-world tips and tricks from top lawyers
  • Review high profile cases and their practical implications
  • Enhance your knowledge by embracing in-depth analysis and expert commentary on key EU pharma law issues

Tailored to your needs
Tailored to your needs
  • The first day is perfect for new practitioners, covering all the essential information needed to succeed
  • Followed by four days of advanced information across all aspects of pharma law
  • Book separately or together, depending on your current skill and desired outcome
Who Should Attend:
Who Should Attend:
  • Junior lawyers seeking to gain a specialism in the pharma law industry
  • In-house counsel requiring an impeccable grounding in the core areas of pharma law
  • Experienced lawyers who needs to know more about pharma law
  • Regulators & national competition authorities
  • Professionals in need of an A-Z guide to EU pharma law

The place to build your network
The place to build your network
  • A speaking faculty of top-band lawyers working in the pharma industry today
  • 40+ delegates from both within pharmaceutical companies and the firms representing them
Recognised & certified
Recognised & certified
  • Recognised completion certificate
  • 26 CPD points on completion
  • Document pack containing all the presentations, plus articles and worksheets from selected speakers


The 2020 virtual EU Pharma Law Academy provided attendees with all the information they would need to work in a commercial and competent manner in the pharma sector. This course ensured they knew both long-standing conventions, the latest updates, and best practices from some of the leading experts in the pharma law field. The ideal event for those in a variety of job roles that are looking for detailed and intensive guidance on all the key aspects of pharma law.

The Academy was split into 5 days, each with its own theme. Day 1 - Fundamentals, Day 2 - Advanced Regulatory Frameworks, Day 3 - Advanced IP Law, Day 4 - Advanced Competition Law, Day 5 - Further Legal & Regulatory Compliance Issues

M Hurtado

Novartis Pharma AG

Great 3 days to review essential areas of law for professionals in the pharmaceutical sector.