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Jane E. Hobson

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Jane Hobson is a corporate partner in Baker McKenzie's London office. She heads the London Private M&A practice and the Global Transactional Healthcare group. She is part of the Global Healthcare steering committee and a member of the Global M&A Practice group.

Practice Focus

Jane's practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, licensing transactions and joint ventures in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising UCB in connection with the disposal of its Nitrates Products business, including the manufacturing plant in Ireland.
  • Advising CSL Limited on its acquisition of the influenza vaccines business from Novartis.
  • Advising Baxter and leading the global regulatory team to undertake the regulatory actions required for the separation of its biopharmaceutical business.
  • Advising ICU Medical in connection with its global acquisition of the Hospira Infusion Business from Pfizer.
  • Advising Basilea in connection with its license agreement with Pfizer where it licensed-out rights for antifungal Cresemba (Isavuconazole) for Europe, Russia, Türkiye and Israel.


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (1993)


  • College of Law at Lancaster Gate (S.F.E.) (1990)
  • Queen Mary College (LL.B.) (1989)


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Previous Offices

  • Palo Alto