Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Expert Witness Services

We’ve vast experience with clients across the globe offering litigation, guidance and insight into the development of drugs and other pharmaceuticals.

60 Years Expertise In Chemical & Bioengineering

We’re chosen by international organisations, governments, national agencies and industries across the world because of the extensive knowledge of our biotech team, our legal experience, and our strictly independent and scientifically-led approach.

Our Clients

Our Accreditations

Our Pharma & Biotech
Specialities Include:

  • Chemical synthesis
  • Pharmacology
  • Genetics
  • Research and development / patents
  • Medical ethics
  • Perfumes and cosmetics
  • Antibiotic production
  • Penicillin production
  • Vitamin C production
  • Packaging of final dosage forms
  • Single-cell protein manufacture for animal feed
  • Intravenous fluids

Our Expert Witness Services Includes

Expert advice and independent expert opinion

Site and equipment surveys

Process design reviews

Review of construction records

Examing compliance issues

Investigation of process and mechanical design defects, disruptions

Extensive Consultancy Experience In Biotechnology

We have a long history of comprehensive design and investigation services across the varied applications of bioengineering and drug synthesis.

Pharmaceutical & Drug Development

We are well positioned to offer specialist advice on the development of drugs.
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical machinery
  • Production facilities
  • Drug licensing
  • Quality control
  • Administrative matters

Studies & Quantitative Analysis

  • Assess quantitative needs for drugs and pharmaceuticals
  • Drug sampling programmes
  • Feasibility studies

Skilled In Your

  • Medical
  • Clinical research
  • Industrial
  • Agricultural industries

Case Study

Expert Witness For Vitamin C Manufacturing

Manderstam reviewed the design and provided expert witness litigation for the International Court of Arbitration in the case of Jindal Drugs vs Noy vallesina Spa.

Pharmaceuticals & Bioengineering Experience

Manderstam’s worldwide experience


  • Vitamin C Manufacture - Review of Design and Expert Witness for the International Court or
    Arbitration (Jindal Drugs vs Noy vallesina Spa)


  • Penicillin manufacturing plant including tabletting and packaging on behalf of the United Nations
    Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)
  • Multi Products manufacturing plant including tabletting and packaging for paracetamol and
    derivatives (UNIDO)
  • Rifampicin production (UNIDO)
  • Expansion of erythromycin and derivatives manufacture (UNIDO)


  • Modernisation of existing semisynthetic antibiotic facilities. Client: State Pharmaceutical
    Administration of China at N°3 Pharmaceutical Factory, Shangai
  • Feasibility study on ciprofloxacin and quinoline antibacterial agents on behalf of the EEC
  • Modernisation of existing antibiotic production facilities
    Client: State Pharmaceutical Administration of China N°4 Pharmaceutical factory, Shangai

United Kingdom

  • Designed facility for manufacture or a range of cosmetics at CWS, Manchester
  • Redesign of existing manufacturing facilities for production of cosmetics for the Vidal Sassoon
    products (mixing equipment, heat transfer and pumping of viscous pastes and emulsions) at
    Richardson-Vicks Ltd
  • Retained as Consultant for new project manufacturing and marketing, range of generic and other
    drugs - Fisons Plc Pharmaceutical division
WP Feedback

Dive straight into the feedback!
Login below and you can start commenting using your own user instantly

"Dear clients and colleagues,

Like all of you, we have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic since its inception in order to respond as necessary. Our priority is the health and wellbeing of all whom we work with and our wider responsibility of serving our clients. To that end we have implemented a robust, well tested plan which enables us to operate at usual capacity and ensure a high quality service: business as usual in other words.

We wish all our clients good health in these challenging times".

If you have any questions, please click the button to contact us.