David Gallagher
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David is a Partner in the Commercial Services team and advises companies, from SMEs to large listed companies, in relation to technology commercialisation, licensing, outsourcing and fundraising.

With a background in the primary healthcare sector, David has advised start-ups, large scale manufacturing companies, Contract Research Organisations, funders and venture capitalists on a range of issues including patent protection strategy, distribution and licensing arrangements, negotiation of cross border commercial contracts, manufacturing and regulatory issues in respect of deals of over €1bn.

Prior to joining Brodies, David Co-Founded one of the UK’s most successful cell therapy companies, developing therapeutics to treat a variety of cancerous tumours, helping to raise $32m from equity investment, grant funding and corporate partnerships with key pharmaceutical partners.

David was also the co-chair of the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine’s European sub-committee on Reimbursement and a Senior Associate of the Royal Society of Medicine. Selected for the prestigious Saltire Entrepreneurship Fellowship in 2013 at Babson College (Wellesley, MA), David remains an active member of Entrepreneurial Scotland and its mission to make Scotland the most entrepreneurial society in the world.