Baker McKenzie Partner Alexey Trusov has been appointed as the new Head of the EMEA Healthcare Group Steering Committee.
Mr. Trusov co-heads the CIS Healthcare Practice Group, specializing in corporate, commercial and regulatory issues relating to the life sciences sector. Alexey has been top-ranked by leading legal directories since 2010, and is described as “a leading expert in the area of Life Sciences.” Sources describe him as “very experienced” in life sciences and note his highly regarded regulatory advice. (Chambers 2014)
Alexey is also the chairman of the Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM) Legal Committee.
Commenting on his appointment, Alexey Trusov said:
It is a great honor to lead the Firm’s Healthcare Group in EMEA. It is a very exciting role and one that I look forward to taking on. Baker McKenzie's Healthcare Group has demonstrated great success over the last years in many regions of the world and in many legal areas. I look forward to taking on the challenge of maintaining and building on this success, particularly in EMEA.
Ben McLaughlin, Global Chair of Baker McKenzie's Healthcare Group, said:
I am delighted to welcome Alexey to this significant role as the Head of our EMEA Healthcare Group Steering Committee. His extensive expertise in leading teams through many high-profile deals will be a great asset to the region.
Mr. Trusov graduated from St. Petersburg State University’s School of Law in 1997 and received his LL.M. from Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1998. He received his degree of Candidate of Science from St. Petersburg State University’s School of Law in 2002 and was admitted to the bar in Russia in 1997.