Eveline Van Keymeulen
Head of Life Science Regulatory Practice
Allen & Overy
Eveline heads Allen & Overy’s Life Sciences Regulatory practice and is the founder and Sector Lead of A&O’s Cannabis practice.
Eveline’s practice focuses on EU regulatory law in the Life Sciences sector, and she has in-depth expertise in national regulations in France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Eveline is one of the leading cannabis lawyers in Europe and a well-recognised specialist in EU and national regulations related to cannabis/hemp based products. She has advised numerous clients, from start-ups to large corporations as well as trade associations, in navigating the complex and scattered regulatory landscape. Eveline is also involved in the first referral related to “well-being” cannabis products before the Court of Justice of the European Union, the outcome of which may have an important impact on the future of the CBD industry in Europe.
Eveline is an active speaker and writer on Life Sciences topics, and serves as editor-in-chief of the A&O Life Sciences Hub, the A&O blog dedicated to Life Sciences. She is also the founder and editor of A&O’s Cannabis Legal & Regulatory Update. She is Associate Editor of the European Pharmaceutical Law Review and country correspondent for the Bio-Science Law Review.