Global Head of Transactions and Legal
Duncan Ribbons is Celixir’s Global Head of Transactions and Legal. He holds a BSc and an MSCi in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge and a post graduate diploma in intellectual property law from the University of Bristol. Duncan is a solicitor (England & Wales) and solicitor advocate (civil). Prior to joining Celixir, he was an equity partner in one of London’s leading intellectual property law firms where he specialized in patent litigation and licensing transactions. Duncan has extensive experience advising biotechnology companies, including in relation to licensing arrangements for many blockbuster products such as Avastin, Herceptin, Lucentis and Keytruda. He has been ranked as a leading practitioner in many legal directories and described as "superb on biotechnology and pharmaceutical issues". Duncan is the Secretary of AIPPI’s Pharma and Biotech Committee and sits on the Law Society’s Intellectual Property Committee.