Thomas ROCHE is co-head of the Life Sciences Department.
He assists health and medical technology companies at all stages of their product lifecycles, including development, preclinical or clinical evaluation, marketing, reimbursement and distribution.
His interests lie more specifically in clinical research and its promotion, issues relating to health data (he works as an external DPO), as well as various contracts regulating the development of these activities.
Understanding of the regulatory challenges facing health companies enables him to provide regular support in the framework of audits or administrative inspections that are likely to lead to health measures.
He is fluent in legal English.
Thomas ROCHE graduated from Jean Moulin Lyon III University. He has a DESS postgraduate qualification in Business Law and Taxation as well as a DJCE postgraduate qualification in Business Law. He gained professional accreditation in 1999.
In 2000, he began his career with an initial six-month experience in MONTREAL before joining the law firm FÉRY & Associés in LYON as an associate lawyer.
In late 2002, he founded the law firm ROCHE Avocats, specializing in innovative technologies (life science and information and communication technologies), which he developed until 2013 to join DELSOL Avocats and create the Life Sciences Department.
He was elected by his peers as one of the Lawyers of the Year 2020 in “Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice” by Best Lawyers (in partnership with Les Echos).