Anne-Catherine Perroy

Avocat of Counsel - Avocat à la Cour
Simmons & Simmons

Anne-Catherine is dual qualified as both a pharmacist and a lawyer, specialising in pharmaceutical issues. She has in particular significant expertise on regulatory matters such as clinical trials, marketing authorisation, pricing and reimbursement, advertising. She also assists pharmaceutical companies in product liability cases, contractual or litigation arising from unfair competition. She also has experience in regulatory issues related to medical devices and food supplements. Anne-Catherine is a Senior Lecturer (professeur agrégé des universités) in pharmaceutical law at the University of Lille and directs a Masters degree in regulatory affairs.She is the author of La responsabilité du fait des médicaments. L'industrie pharmaceutique face à la loi du 19 mai 1998 (Medicinal Product Liability : the pharmaceutical industry and the law of 19 May 1998) and frequently publishes articles in national and international legal reviews on various subjects such as pharmaceutical liability, patients’ rights, clinical trials, pharmaceutical regulation, pricing, legal issues resulting from biotechnologies and the use of digital media. In December 2012 Anne-Catherine was awarded the French National Order of Pharmacists prize for her research into the liabilities of the pharmaceutical industry.