AstraZeneca's legal head in Asia joins Sidley Austin

Katherine Wang joins as counsel in the Life Sciences practice in Shanghai, which is an advisor to the government on the drafting of new drug and device laws in China.

International law firm Sidley Austin says it has hired Katherine Wang as a counsel for its Life Sciences practice in Shanghai. Joining from Swedish-UK pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, where she headed the legal departments in Asia-Pacific and China, Wang will focus on corporate, commercial and regulatory aspects of life sciences matters.

SidleyƆs pharmaceutical industry team, which consists of more than 200 lawyers across the United States, EU and Asia, provides legal services to major pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, food, dietary...

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