Director, Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences practice

More about: Neil Kirby
Neil Kirby specializes in:
  • healthcare law
  • constitutional law
  • environmental law
  • consumer protection law
Neil Kirby advises on:
  • administrative law
  • aviation law
  • building & construction law
  • due diligence investigations
  • restitution of land rights and land claims
  • provisions of the Promotion of Access to Information Act and the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act
  • compliance with healthcare legislation including the National Health Act and the Medicines & Related Substances Act
  • compliance with the National Environmental Management Act, and in particular implications for the mining industry
  • consumer law, and in particular, the Consumer Protection Act and related legislation
Neil Kirby Career:
  • BA LLB and LLM (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Certificate in Environmental Law (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • 2000: Director, Werksmans
  • Head of the Healthcare & Life Sciences practice area
  • Current Co-Chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the International Bar Association
  • Named as leading lawyer in the field of ‘Life Sciences - Regulatory’ by Who’s Who Legal  2015 - 2017
  • Chair of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Law Committee of the International Bar Association 2008-2012
  • Co-chair of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Law Committee of the International Bar Association 2012-2013
  • Named as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution (2008-2016) by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Author of numerous articles in his various fields of specialisation
  • Contributing author of "Healthcare in South Africa" 2009 (4th Edition), published by Profile Media
  • Chairperson of Campaigning for Cancer NGO from 2009 to January 2016.