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Procurement for public sector

Browne Jacobson advises on all aspects of complex procurement issues including drafting specifications, evaluation criteria, tender documentation and associated procurement and contractual documentation.

Our ability to quickly get to grips with challenging legal and commercial problems is universally welcomed by our clients, who include NHS England, The Crown Prosecution Service, the Cabinet Office, Homes England and over 200 local authorities.

Widely recognised for providing top-quality advice and support in relation to public procurement law and practice, in relation to domestic and retained EU legislation, we provide training and workshops for both public bodies and bidders on public procurement, including managing and mitigating public procurement risk and avoiding procurement disputes.

With an excellent track record of defending challenges from private sector providers, our in-house procurement litigation specialists also provide legal support in cases where a procurement challenge is made.

With extensive experience of complex and/or high-value procurement projects, Browne Jacobson’s legal specialists provide pragmatic and solutions-oriented services include:

  • procurement strategy
  • drafting specifications, evaluation criteria, tender documents and associated procurement and contractual documentation
  • pre-market engagement
  • procurement documents
  • dialogue sessions
  • evaluation methodology
  • defending procurement challenges.

Featured experience

Cheshire East Council

We advised the Council on all stages of the regeneration of a former Royal Arcade retail area – including throughout pre-market engagement and during the competitive procurement process.

Global sports brand

We advise a global sports brand on sports marketing agreements, advertising, marketing advice, brand protection and procurement. 

Crown Prosecution Service

For many years we’ve advised the CPS in relation to the restructuring of the IT systems that sit behind both central functions and the court system in England.

Ambulance Radio Programme

We’re advising on the procurement of ARP’s Field Support Services project - the national roll-out, installation and support of new digital ambulance kits by specialist engineers.

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