Mr. Bates was recognized by Chambers 2021 UK for his work in Life Sciences: Transactional.
Ranked as a leading individual in Intellectual Property, Corporate and Commercial, Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology - Legal 500 2021, 2019
He is commended by Legal 500 in the following terms: “Malcolm Bates and his team consistently demonstrate their expertise and experience in the biotechnology sector” and is “very responsive and show[s] great commercial understanding of the pharmaceutical industry.”
Ranked as Band 1 in Life Sciences – Transactional – Chambers 2019
He is commended by Chambers as “a very experienced transactions lawyer and negotiator, with a good scientific background,” and having a “profound understanding of the [Life Sciences] sector, much of which he owes to a previous role as vice-president and general counsel [in industry] .”