Martha is a partner at Fasken’s Johannesburg office in South Africa and a member of the firm’s Life Sciences practice group. Qualified as both a registered nurse and lawyer, she is also a registered member of -the Law Society of the Northern Provinces in South Africa, -the South African Medico-Legal Society, -the South African Nursing Council and -the New Zealand Nursing Council. She also holds a current Good Clinical Practice Certificate for Clinical Research. Martha brings compelling experience in the legal, medical and pharmaceutical industries.
Having practised as a litigation attorney and legal advisor in the corporate sector as well as coordinating clinical trials from a data management perspective for an international pharmaceutical company, she is able to bring the best of both worlds with on the ground experience, in finding innovative solutions for clients and businesses in the Life Sciences Industry.
Martha’s area of practice mainly focuses on compliance and regulatory issues and she has advised on matters such as registrations, licensing applications and transfers, Clinical trial monitoring and reporting structures to name a few.
Martha’s practical experience of having worked across a number of professional health bodies and corporates has afforded her first-hand knowledge and an in-depth understanding of the challenges, opportunities and regulatory environments of this sector.