Dr. Lincoln Tsang is a partner in the firm's London office, qualified as a lawyer and a registered pharmacist with post-graduate qualifications in biochemical toxicology. His practice is focused on the life sciences industry including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, in vitro diagnostic devices, cosmetics, and food with particular emphasis on the intersection of the law and public policy. He assists clients in developing strategies for research and development including product life cycle management, product acquisition, and risk and crisis management.
Dr. Tsang also advises foreign governments, various trade associations, and nonprofit and, charity organizations. He maintains an active pro bono practice.
Lincoln Tsang served as a senior official of the UK Regulatory Authority for nearly 13 years where he was head of biotechnology and biologicals. During his tenure in the Agency, he took a leading role in developing a number of UK and European policies governing medicines regulation. He was an advisor to the European Medicines Agency, European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines, and the European Commission. In such capacity, he held memberships and chairmanships on a number of advisory groups.He was an advisor to the World Health Organization concerning international trade of biological products, and the Council of Europe on counterfeits.
By ministerial appointment, Dr. Tsang serves as a nonexecutive member of the UK Health Protection Agency's Regulatory Oversight Committee, a Commissioner of the British Pharmacopoeia Commission, Vice Chairman of the Commission's Nomenclature Committee, and Chairman of the Commission's Biological and Biotechnology Specialist Group. He is also a member of the UK Ministerial Industry Strategy Group. He served for two terms as a nonexecutive Director on the board of the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control.
Winner for Client Choice International 2013 for Healthcare and Life Sciences
Chambers UK: A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2012 for Life Sciences: Regulatory
PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook 2011: Recommended for Life sciences: regulatory
Who's Who in Science and Engineering
Who’s Who in the World
Chambers UK: A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2013 - Top Ranked for Life Sciences: Regulatory
PLC Which lawyer? 2012 - Recommended for Life Sciences: Regulatory
The International Who's Who of Life Sciences Lawyers 2011
The Legal 500 UK 2011 for Insurance - Product Liability: Defendant
The Legal 500 UK 2011 for TMT: Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
Chair, Regulatory Affairs Advisory Committee, BioIndustry Association (2003-2010)
Non-Executive Director, Board of National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (by ministerial appointment) (2003-2010)
Commissioner, British Pharmacopoeia Commission
Member, Drug Information Association Biotechnology Expert Group
Member, European Law Association
Fellow, Institute of Biology
Fellow, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Fellow, Royal Society of Arts
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry
Member, Governing Council of the School of Pharmacy, University of London
Member, UK Ministerial Industry Strategy Group Sub-group Forum