Francisca Paulouro is an of counsel at VdA and has worked in the firm’s life sciences practice group for more than 10 years. She has significant expertise in regulatory matters related to pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and cosmetics, both under EU and national law. She is fully dedicated to life sciences, assisting, on a day-to-day basis, several major innovative pharmaceutical companies operating in Portugal, and the Portuguese Pharmaceutical Industry Association. Her expertise and work with clients cover a wide range of matters, such as pricing and reimbursement, distribution and marketing, clinical trials, promotion, marketing authorisation and data exclusivity; matters in which she has been involved in several cross-border projects. She is ranked by Who’s Who Legal as a recommended lawyer for life sciences.