Michael Fernando

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Michael Fernando advises life science companies at all stages of their lifecycle in relation to a diverse range of commercial transactions and regulatory queries. Michael has particular experience regarding the regulation of medicinal products and medical devices from clinical trial through to market access. Michael’s practice is informed by his previous experience as a litigator.

Prior to joining Cooley Michael trained and qualified at Jones Day where his broad practice included multi-jurisdictional patent litigation relating to a blockbuster drug, licensing litigation, and a judicial review of a NICE funding decision, alongside advising life science companies on regulatory matters and working on intellectual property rich transactions. 


BPP University
LPC (Accelerated), 2017

BPP University
GDL, 2016

Oxford University, St. Catherine's College
BA (Hons), 2015, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics