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Industry Experience

Associate Contracts Manager

PPD Global Limited

Hani is highly experienced with global clinical studies. He has worked with numerous transnational operating entities to prepare comprehensive agreements for large, multi-center international clinical studies Hani is highly skilled at drafting and negotiating terms for the numerous types of contracts required for pre-clinical and clinical trial research across a wide range of therapeutic areas.

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PPD Global Limited, a Global CRO 

Associate Contracts Manager

  • Drafted and negotiated template-based clinical trial agreements for use globally across all regions
  • Ensured legal compliance and quality in clinical trial agreements globally for PPD’s clients
  • Member of project management team responsible for initial launching activities of multi-national clinical trials

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  • Providing support to Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. for multi-center observational clinical trial across EMEA and APAC, with simultaneous support of a large Phase 2 multi-center clinical trial across EMEA and APAC
  • Assisting Oncorus, Inc. in entering pre-clinical testing of candidate molecules, providing practical commercial advice during negotiations with larger scale service providers of invitro testing
  • Providing advice on Investigator Sponsored Research for clients providing either or both funding and investigational product, as well as projects involving third party collaborators. Investigator Sponsored Research has involved academic medical institutions across Europe and the US
  • Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, LLC, providing support across first multi-center Phase 1 and Phase 3 clinical trials in Europe, including services agreements with international vendors
  • Master Clinical Trial Agreement update project on behalf of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., across 20 US academic and private medical institutions
  • Phase 3 clinical trial sponsored by Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Takeda) involving approximately 900 subjects across 180 sites in the US, Canada, South America, Europe, South Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific
  • Phase 3 clinical trial sponsored by Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. involving approximately 7800 subjects across approximately 460 sites in the US, Canada, South America, Europe, South Africa and Asia Pacific
  • Phase 3 clinical trial sponsored by Civitas Therapeutics, Inc. (Acorda) involving approximately 350 subjects across 135 sites in the US, Canada and Europe

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Hani donates his time to the Free Representation Unit, giving free advice to members of the public in regard to employment issues. He also provides pro bono representation before employment tribunals.

Education
  • University of Kent, Bachelor of Laws with Honours
Languages
  • Spanish
  • Arabic