Overview:

Our specialist lawyers understand the dynamics and challenges that both individuals and businesses face in this sector including escalating costs, ongoing legislative changes, regulatory uncertainty, slow processes and disputes with regulators.  Our services include:

  • assisting medical schemes and administrators in clamping down on fraudulent medical claims
  • implementing workable, cost effective HIV/Aids workplace programs
  • advising on disputes over dispensing fees, medicine pricing and the advertising of health products
  • advising on compliance with clinical trials regulations, product liability and licencing matters, stem cell research, euthanasia and the protection and use of traditional African medicine.

Recent Matters:

Ghana: Assisting a private healthcare facility in Ghana regarding a proposed restructuring of the group to attract finance and expand the business.

Morocco: Legal advice to Novartis on the Moroccan aspects of the 100% spin-off of the Alcon eye care business.

South Africa: Advised a South African client in respect of Amendments to General Regulations made in accordance with the Medicines and Related Substances Act.