New hire to support Mills & Reeve’s growing commercial life sciences practice

Maggie Hastings joins Mills & Reeve as a senior legal adviser, bringing a wealth of in-house experience within the life sciences industry.

Previously head of legal and senior legal counsel at Bayer Crop Science, Maggie will join the commercial and life sciences team at a senior level.

Maggie brings a broad range of experience with her including leading legal support for Bayer’s UK and Republic of Ireland crop science businesses, comprising local sales, marketing and regulatory affairs organisations, UK manufacturing sites, and a joint venture with a French company, as well as day-to-day legal work focusing on commercial and contractual matters.

Maggie says: “After many years working in-house in Cambridge, I am really looking forward to returning to private practice, and excited to be joining such a dynamic life sciences practice, as part of a great team.” 

James Fry, partner and head of the life sciences practice at Mills & Reeve, says: “We are delighted that Maggie is joining the team at a time when our clients’ requirements are developing."

"Maggie will play a key role in developing our life sciences capability still further and her extensive in-house experience will further broaden our sector knowledge and in related crop and plant science areas.”

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