Robin Blaney is a partner in the life sciences practice of Covington & Burling LLP, dividing his time between the firm’s London and Brussels offices. He advises pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and cosmetic manufacturers and trade associations on a wide range of regulatory, compliance, transactional and legislative matters, as well as the full range of commercial agreements that span the product life cycle in the life sciences sector. His expertise includes clinical trial agreements, manufacturing and supply agreements, distribution and other marketing agreements, regulatory services agreements and tenders. He has particular experience of structuring and documenting transitional arrangements relating to product acquisitions and EU distribution structures. Mr Blaney writes and speaks regularly on subjects such as medical device regulation, pharmacovigilance and clinical trials.