Elizabeth Anne Wright


I help clients navigate the European Union’s life sciences regulations to successfully introduce and retain their often lifesaving or life-sustaining products on the EU market.

Elizabeth Anne Wright specializes in EU law and regulation of pharmaceuticals and medical devices and is regularly sought-after and praised for her knowledge of the legislation, technical competence and commercial acumen. She has been practicing in the life sciences sector for over 35 years in private practice and international institutions. She helps clients navigate the process and regulations to place and keep their products on the European Union market through strategic advice, advocacy before institutions and agencies and litigation before EU courts.

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  • Horizon Therapeutics to Be Acquired by Amgen for Approximately $28 Billion 

  • Sixth Street Invests in Blueprint Medicines 

  • Alvotech Agrees to Merge With SPAC Oaktree Acquisition Corp. II 

  • ZOLL Medical Agrees to Acquire Itamar Medical for $538 Million 


  • King's College London
    Postgraduate Diploma in EC Competition Law, 2004

  • Queen's University Belfast, Institute of Professional Legal Studies
    BL, 1985

  • The Queen's University of Belfast,
    LLB, 1984

Admissions & Credentials

Brussels (A List)

Republic of Ireland (Barrister)

England and Wales (Barrister)

Rankings & Accolades

    Legal 500 EMEA 2018-2021, EU Regulatory: Pharma, Medical Devices and Biotech, Leading Individual; EU Regulatory: Food

    Chambers Europe 2017-2021, Life Sciences in Belgium, Band 1; Regulatory: Life Sciences/Pharma Europe-wide, Band 2

    Who’s Who Legal 2021, Recommended, Life Sciences; Recommended, Product Liability

    Best Lawyers in Belgium 2020, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice