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N-Site Expert Advice Clinic

    Expert Advice Clinic

    8 July 2020
    9am – 6pm (30-minute sessions)
    Book your slot online

    The N-Site portal for Life Sciences companies offers a range of technical guidance on matters such as tax, legal and patent & trademark, all free to access. The portal was established by FTI Consulting in 2016 and developed with the support of MedCity and the BioIndustry Association (BIA).

    For the first time this year we are a hosting an Expert Clinic with specialists from the N-Site hub. You will have the opportunity to book free 30-minute sessions with specialists on tax advisory, insurance and risk management, IP strategy and legal advice.

    Booking is on a first come first serve basis and limited to one session per company per specialist*.

    Tax Advisory

    FTI Consulting’s European Tax Advisory practice comprises a wide range of leading industry specialisms one of which is a unique team supporting Life Sciences.  Our deep understanding of Life Sciences allows us to provide a level of service beyond that available from accounting firms.

    Thorough the clinics we will be able to offer advice and guidance areas including but not limited to: R&D incentives, patent box, partnering and licensing international tax (across all countries) and transfer pricing, EIS and VCT investment incentives, VAT, share schemes and employment tax.

    Book a session with a tax advisory specialist here.

    Insurance and risk Management

    Gallagher Life Sciences Practice offers insurance and risk management solutions for life sciences companies across the full spectrum of life cycles, from very early stages through to commercial contracts and multinational expansion. The Gallagher Life Sciences Practice was established over 25 years ago and has built an industry-leading reputation. The practice is able to benchmark insurance programmes against 400 similar life science companies within its portfolio.

    Insurance products include, but are not limited to Human Clinical Trials, Management Liability, Intellectual Property Insurance, Cyber Protection, Property Insurance, Business Interruption Exposures, Cargo, Supply Chain and Stock Throughput, Products Liability and Medical Malpractice Liability.

    Book a session with an insurance management specialist here.

    IP Strategy

    Gill Jennings & Every is a leading European intellectual property firm advising on patent and design rights, trade marks and brands, domain names, copyright, trade secrets and anti-counterfeiting. GJE provide the ideal combination of legal, technical and commercial expertise to help turn your innovations, brands and designs into a commercial success.

    Book a session with an IP advisor specialist here.

    Legal Advice

    Taylor Wessing is a full-service law firm with a clear focus on the life sciences and healthcare sector, through the full life cycle of business. Life sciences and healthcare companies can benefit from holistic advice on matters relating to transformative business transactions such as a strategic partnering collaboration, raising capital or a game-changing M&A transaction, regulatory matters and contentious matters such as contract disputes, patent litigation and product liability issues.

    Through the clinics, specialist advisers can offer advice and guidance on any legal matter affecting a life science business including but not limited to: commercial agreements (including CDAs, MTAs, MSAs, R&D collaborations and licences, clinical trials agreements etc.), fundraisings, employment matters, data protection, regulatory, product liability, contractual disputes, patent litigation etc.

    Book a session with a specialist for legal advice here.

    Deal Making and Strategic Planning

    PharmaVentures is a premier global transaction advisory firm with specialist experience, deal analytics and network of contacts, that can support business in partnering, M&A deals and strategic alliances. PharmaVentures has acted as advisor on over 700 deal related projects in the areas of:

    • M&A (divestments, mergers, acquisitions and strategic transactions)
    • Strategy (commercialisation, deal strategy, due diligence, market entry)
    • Valuation and Positioning (licensing, M&A, fund raising & expert testimonies)
    • Licensing (in and out licensing)
    • Expert Testimony (patent infringement, deal disagreements, taxation, determining damages)
    • Fundraising

    Book a session to discuss all aspects of deal making and strategic planning by emailing with full name, company and what area(s) of deal making and strategic planning you would like to discuss.


    * By registering to participate in the clinic, the personal data that you share will be shared with the relevant expert advisor and processed by them for the purpose of administering their relationship with you. For information on how your personal data will be processed, please refer to the privacy policies for each expert firm.

    By registering to participate in the clinic, your personal data will also be collected by MedCity for the purpose of ensuring that you’re happy and satisfied with this expert clinic and to inform you about events that may be relevant to you. MedCity do not rent or trade email lists with any other organisations and businesses. MedCity use a third-party provider, Charity Digital, to deliver its e-mailing communications. MedCity gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our communications. For more information, please see Charity Digital’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our newsletter or by emailing us at

    By registering your interest in the clinic through the links above, the personal data that you share will be processed by  Calendly, our third party calendar service. Calendly act as a data processor for Med-City to assist with scheduling arrangements for your participation in the clinic. For more information about how Calendly may process your data and your rights in relation to the data, please see Calendly’s Privacy Policy accessible here. Your personal data shall not otherwise be shared with any third parties.

    N-Site does not accept any liability for and disclaims all liability in respect of any advice provided by an expert panel member as part of the clinic. Any advice provided to a participant in the clinic shall be subject to the terms (if any) agreed directly between the participant and the relevant expert advisor and neither N-Site, Med-City nor any other expert advisor shall have any liability in relation to the advice so provided. The views expressed by an expert advisors do not necessarily reflect the views of N-Site, MedCity or any other expert advisor.

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