Jackie Mulryne advises clients in the life sciences, medical devices, cosmetics and foods sectors, and has a broad practice providing regulatory compliance and public policy advice. She advises on UK and EU law, and has experience with a range of regulatory issues that arise throughout the product life cycle, including borderline classification, clinical research, authorisation, advertising and labeling, and pricing and reimbursement. She has assisted a number of life science and medical device companies in developing and implementing cross-border regulatory action and compliance programmes. In addition, Ms. Mulryne advises on privacy and data protection matters for life science and medical device companies, including the UK and EU framework under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Ms. Mulryne also advises on contentious disputes in the sector, and she has extensive experience in public and administrative law litigation before the national and EU Courts. She advises on actions arising from the decisions of regulatory bodies, such as the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), and represents clients challenging public procurement tenders under EU and UK rules. Ms. Mulryne also works on product liability matters on behalf of pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and has assisted on large multiparty actions, and in defending individual personal injury and product liability claims.

Ms. Mulryne is committed to pro bono work, and has acted for a number of organisations and individuals before the UK and international courts.


  • Orion Corp. on its pan-EU strategy in relation to the regulatory data protection for its product, including General Court challenge (Case T-223/20), acting in the UK administrative law action and coordinating similar actions across the EU.
  • An international pharmaceutical company on the regulatory issues relating to launch of generic versions of its products, including coordinating advice across the EU.
  • Biogen, as an interested party in support of the MHRA, who refused to validate an application for a generic marketing authorisation, and in the General Court (Case T-611/18).
  • InterMune Inc. (Case T-73/13), Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (Case T-33/17) and Intercept Pharma (Case T-377/18) in their European General Court cases in relation to transparency of clinical trial data and access to documents held by the EMA.
  • Pfizer Ltd. in successfully defending a claim against the grant of an extension to its supplementary protection certificates under the Pediatric Regulation 1901/2006/EC.
  • ViiV Healthcare UK Ltd. (Case T-547/12) in its intervention before the European General Court in support of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), who refused to validate an application for a generic marketing authorisation.
  • Pfizer Ltd. (Case T-48/14) in challenging the decision of the European Commission and EMA in relation to the grant of a compliance statement under the Pediatric Regulation 1901/2006/EC.
  • Global pharmaceutical company in its judicial review challenges to amendments of the legislation on the pricing of medicinal products and to procurement procedures.
  • A family in the inquest into the death of their seven-day-old son, conducted under Article 2 of the European Convention of Human Rights due to the systematic and structural failings at the Trust, and which amounted to neglect.
  • A number of life sciences and technology companies on mHealth and related issues.
  • A number of life sciences companies on challenges to public procurement tenders in the UK.


Shared Perspectives: Panel Discussion on What's on the Horizon for Diagnostics Regulation in the US and EU
Arnold & Porter Webinar
European Commission Publishes Updated Guidance for Duplicate Marketing Authorisations
BioSlice Blog
Business Insight: Cell & Gene Therapy (pdf)
Cell & Gene Therapy Insights, Business Insight: February 2021
Lexology Getting The Deal Through
Pharma & Medical Device Regulation 2021, European Union
Lexology Getting The Deal Through
Pharma & Medical Device Regulation 2021, United Kingdom


Chambers UK
Life Sciences: Regulatory (2021)
The Legal 500 UK
"Next Generation Partner"–Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology (2018-2021)
"Next Generation Partner"–Life Sciences and Healthcare (2021)
Life Sciences and Healthcare (2021)
Product Liability: Defendant (2020-2021)
"Next Generation Lawyer" – Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology (2017-2019)
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology (2020)


  • MA, Natural Sciences, Cambridge University, 2006
  • Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School, 2005
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Nottingham Law School, 2004
  • BA, Natural Sciences, Cambridge University, 2002
  • Solicitor Advocate, The University of Law, 2016
  • England and Wales
  • Ireland

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