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Louise is a senior associate in our government and infrastructure team. Louise specialises in high-value transactional matters with a particular focus on public procurement, including procurement litigation. In addition, she has provided advice on a variety of public sector issues, including governance arrangements and other commercial arrangements, including outsourcing agreements and development agreements.
Louise regularly provides transactional procurement advice, in particular she has worked on the establishment of several large multi-disciplinary public framework agreements. Individually some of these arrangements are in excess of £1 billion in value. She was part of the team advising NHS England on the re-procurement of the NHS 111 service, a key contract to the national NHS infrastructure. Louise has significant experience in procurement litigation has successfully defended a number of procurement challenges for clients as well as achieving positive results for claimants challenging award decisions.
Louise, in conjunction with colleague Rachel Whitaker has also developed an interactive full day training programme for public sector clients focusing on managing and mitigating risk in a procurement process. These series of events has been attended by delegates across the UK, feedback has been very positive quotes include “very informative & thorough delivered by experts!”, “very useful overview of a procurement process, especially for those new to procurement disputes. The tactical advice was especially helpful.”
This on-demand webinar is suitable for legal and procurement specialists operating within publicly funded contracting authorities.
In anticipation of the release of the Procurement Bill, our specialist procurement team spoke through the new regime and the key changes that will take place after the transition period.
This on-demand video will be a practical overview of how to get those all-important procurement documents right, in our new series 'Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) - Talking Procurement.'
Take a look at our Covid-19 on-demand training video, where key members of the team will be providing an update on current issues arising in relation to the pandemic including health and safety and how to get procurement going again.