Joined the Board in January 2021.
Alexandra Pygall is a partner at international law firm, Stephenson Harwood LLP, where she leads the firm's multi-disciplinary life sciences group. Alexandra specialises in intellectual property and has significant experience of advising on both transactions and disputes in the life sciences sector. She advises clients on R&D, collaboration and licence agreements as well as on the intellectual property aspects of acquisitions, IPOs, investments and general commercial arrangements. She also advises clients on disputes arising from such agreements and on intellectual property disputes (ownership, infringement and validity).
Alexandra's clients include pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies across many countries; from small one-product companies through to some of the world's largest multinational companies.
Alexandra read jurisprudence at the University of Oxford (Magdalen College) and molecular science at The Open University.