Sally Shorthose

LL.B.

Sally has a wealth of experience working with businesses at the cutting edge of research and technology and whose intellectual property is of prime importance.

Sally is one of the leading intellectual property (IP) partners at Bird & Bird. She provides a full range of intellectual property commercial advice and support to her clients. She also frequently advises clients on regulatory and ‘freedom to operate’ matters, and manages significant due diligence matters. As a transactional intellectual property lawyer, she provides advice in relation to the protection and exploitation of a full range of IP rights, both in stand-alone transactions and as part of an acquisition, divestment or investment activity.

Sally speaks on a variety of IP and regulatory life sciences topics at conferences and contributes to many leading publications; she is also the editor of the The Guide to EU Pharmaceutical Regulatory Law (published by Kluwer Law International), which is written entirely by the team at Bird & Bird with contributions from many offices. 

Sally is also leading the Bird & Bird Brexit Steering Committee; she gives regular talks and has published several articles on the implications of Brexit for the life sciences and medical devices industries.