Aisling is a senior commercial lawyer who specialises in 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 the regulation of therapeutic products (including medicines, medical devices and dietary supplements). She has worked for private surgical hospitals, private health providers, life sciences businesses, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, medicinal cannabis businesses, as well as Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (and previously, various DHBs), PHOs, primary care practices. 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 and wellness services.
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 City Council, and secondments to Te Whatu Ora, Auckland Council and Chevron New Zealand.
Advising various businesses and an industry association
on the implications of the Therapeutic Products Bill
Drafting and negotiating an agreement to re-platform a blood management system
to the cloud and provide the system as a SaaS product
Advising on the establishment of various online health businesses
including an online medicinal cannabis clinic
Drafting and negotiating an agreement
to allow a large primary care provider to expand its online platform to include integrated pharmacy services
Advising a wellness business
on the regulatory matters relating to direct-to-consumer DNA testing, including Human Tissue Act issues
Advising on a trans-Tasman clinical trial
relating to head and neck cancer