Brian Kelly is a partner in the London Life Sciences group, whose practice focuses on EU food and drug regulatory law, public and administrative proceedings, internal investigations, European Union law and product liability and safety. The latest edition of Chambers UK (2014) describes him as a “talented” lawyer, who “receives very encouraging feedback from clients”, and notes “his impressive attention to detail.” According to Legal 500 UK (2013-2014), the team has “notable expertise in food law regulation, led by ‘excellent analyst’ Brian Kelly.” He is “‘highly competent in understanding legal and technical biological issues” and “strong on food and drink product liability.”
Mr. Kelly’s advice on general regulatory matters across all sectors includes borderline determinations, food classifications, tissue and stem cell regulation, adverse event and other reporting obligations, manufacturing controls, labeling and promotion, pricing and reimbursement/procurement, product life cycle management (foods and medicines), nanotechnology, and anti-bribery and corruption advice.
Mr. Kelly has also advised and co-ordinated international projects on advertising/promotion, clinical research, data protection, the regulatory status of borderline products, food/cosmetic ingredient reviews and advises on regulatory aspects of corporate/commercial deals, particularly regulatory due diligence.
Mr. Kelly is also experienced in representing clients in administrative and enforcement proceedings before regulatory authorities and in the UK and EU courts.
Mr. Kelly is an honorary lecturer at University College London.