Special Counsel, Auckland

Aisling Weir

Aisling Weir (2)


Aisling specialises in commercial contracting and procurement, with a particular focus on health and technology matters.

Aisling works at the business end of the health sector, and has extensive expertise in health contracting, the commercialisation of health technology and medicines regulation.  She has worked for private surgical hospitals, private health providers, life sciences businesses, pharmaceutical companies, medicinal cannabis businesses, as well as Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (and previously, various DHBs), PHOs, responsible authorities, and medical colleges and associations.  Aisling has advised on projects relating to the outsourcing of complex medical and diagnostic services, the licensing and implementation of health systems and solutions, and the establishment of online and app based health businesses.

Aisling also specialises in credentialing processes, systems and documentation, and advises on clinical governance structures.

Aisling has held various in-house roles including with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and Auckland Council.

Work highlights

Assisting with the establishment of an online medicinal cannabis clinic

Assisting an overseas based provider of personalized oncology testing

to establish its business in New Zealand, including advising on the regulation of human tissue and related matters

Working with various large private surgical hospital groups

to develop and roll out new credentialing systems and documentation

Advising, drafting and negotiating an agreement

to pilot and roll out an ePrescribing and medicines management system to multiple DHBs

Advising a DHB on a multi-stage procurement process

relating to the outsourcing of diagnostic laboratory services

Assisting a DHB

to draft and negotiate a licence of its mortuary and secondment of mortuary technicians to a coronial services provider

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