Pharma & life sciences

Specialist experience and industry expertise to help you navigate disruption, embrace innovation and grow with confidence.

Covid-19 placed a spotlight on the pharma and life sciences industry, highlighting the sector’s resilience, flexibility and ability to innovate. These expectations now continue alongside fresh challenges. Life sciences and pharma companies operate in a sector where regulation, pricing pressures and the push for breakthroughs shape decisions. Since the pandemic, there has been a rise in international collaboration, a new hybrid style of working, and a real focus on creating a sustainable future.

Many strive to be pioneers, developing the latest therapeutic solutions to alleviate the world’s health issues. However, organisations must also grapple with other competitive forces, such as technological advancements, disruptive market entrants and transforming business models. Along with this, life sciences and pharma companies are seeking answers to key challenges for healthcare services around the world, such as ageing populations, chronic diseases and the risk of future pandemics.

At every moment, the focus is on delivering better outcomes while remaining profitable. We help our clients navigate these complexities so they can focus on scientific discoveries.

Our approach to pharma and life sciences

Our team will work in partnership with you to develop strategic insights and provide trusted advice at each stage of your journey. Whether you work in the biotechnology, pharma or medical technology field, we can help you achieve your organisational and strategic goals. From innovative, early-stage biotech start-ups to established brands and multinational pharma companies, we are ready to listen, guide and advise.

When you partner with us, you benefit from an approach that is tailored to your situation. Our focus is on developing an integrated, multi-disciplinary team that is the right fit for you.

Present in 95 countries, with specialist pharma and life sciences hubs in the UK, USA, Switzerland, France, Germany and Ireland, we offer the global perspective and breadth of experience required to empower informed decision-making. By taking a collaborative approach, we can recruit sector experts from both our UK and Global Pharma & Life Sciences teams to ensure we have the correct skillset and experience to meet your needs.

You may be seeking to streamline your operations, understand new regulations, undergo a technological transformation or restructure to compete with disruptive market entrants. No matter your circumstances, we can offer you the insight and expertise to improve your competitiveness, drive long-term growth and create positive outcomes for society.

Our services

Audit and assurance

Financial audit, corporate reporting, independent assurance and reviews, training services.

Technology assurance and enablement

IT internal audit, digital assessment and transformation, IT strategy, architecture, design and implementation, technology evaluation and selection, cloud strategy and migration, data analytics and automation.

Data privacy and cyber security

Cyber transformation and security strategy, ethical hacking and penetration testing, digital forensics, cyber compliance and assurance, incident response.

Risk and compliance

Internal audit, internal controls and SOX testing, external quality assessment (EQA), third-party due diligence, third-party audits, third-party risk management and assurance, internal investigations, fraud prevention and awareness, advice on sanctions and modern slavery.

Regulatory compliance

Quality management systems, regulatory standard operating procedures (SOPs), computer system validation (CSV), product readiness, pharma co-vigilance regulations and clinical trial management.

Deal advisory

Specialist M&A advice around strategy, pre-sale readiness and business reviews, carve-outs, financial due diligence, completion mechanisms and SPA, and post-deal considerations.


Transfer pricing, R&D tax relief, global mobility and employment tax, VAT and indirect tax.

Sustainability and ESG

Reporting and compliance, governance and strategy reviews, ESG health checks, business and human rights, corporate culture audits, pay and reward strategies, ESG assurance, carbon footprint services.

Accounting and outsourcing

Statutory accounting and reporting, financial outsourcing and management reporting, credit control, cloud accounting technology, payroll services, corporate secretarial, secondment services.

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