Alexandre is head of the firm’s Healthcare & Life Sciences sector group. He specialises in strategic legal and regulatory advice, principally on behalf of pharmaceutical, medical devices and biotech companies and significant players in other highly regulated industries.
His experience as a litigator mainly covers product liability, breach of contract, break off of negotiations, comparative advertising and claim recovery. Alexandre also has significant expertise in transactional and licensing negotiations, compliance audits and advice on regulatory matters, advising notably sponsors of clinical trials, and major companies in the sector on pricing, reimbursement, advertising and commercial practices.
Alexandre is experienced in crisis management and frequently liaises with the French regulatory authorities on behalf of industry players. Alexandre was elected to the board of France Biotech in 2011, becoming Vice-President of the association in 2013. He is also a Board member of the European pharmaceutical association (EUCOPE).
Alexandre joined Simmons & Simmons in 2002, having spent four years with another international legal network. He became a Partner in 2008. A graduate from the University of Paris, he also read English law at University College London and obtained a postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford.