We are pleased to inform that adding further strength to the well-established Life Sciences and Healthcare practice of the Firm, we are retained by the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India ("APSI"). We are assisting APSI in its legal regulations and policymaking initiatives. We have assisted APSI and through it the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India with respect to the upcoming National Medical Commission, Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional Conduct) Regulations, 2022 and the National Medical Commission concerning the guidelines and protocols vis-à-vis hair grafting and aesthetic procedures.

Mr. Alishan Naqvee, Partner and Practice Head assisted by Mr. Tanmay Mohanty, Senior Associate are engaged in the matters.

LexCounsel has been involved in leadership capacity in the Life Sciences and Healthcare area of practice, representing many clients. We have consistently been engaged in advising on laws and issues surrounding drugs and medical devices registrations and licensing, clinical trials in India, laws and contracts relating to establishment and management of hospitals, online aggregator models for pathology labs, NABL and other accreditations, vaccine pathways, compassionate use of drugs, orphan diseases/drugs and also agreements/protocols in this particularly sensitive sector.