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Approved Housing Body

On a wide range of procurement issues including advice on all aspects of the procurement of integrated design team services, on the options available for and the subsequent procurement of a design and build works contract, the consequences of contractor insolvency in a publicly awarded contract and the use of the Teckal exemption (in a previous role)

News media organisation

On merger control and competition issues arising from its acquisition of four magazine titles from Greer Publications. This was a media merger which was notified to, and cleared by, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Construction firm

On the successful challenge to the award of a contract by Central Bedfordshire Council for the construction of a leisure centre

National TV Channels

On a joint venture relating to the transmission of digital television in Northern Ireland, including State aid, broadcasting law and merger control issues

Equipment supplier to the NHS

In relation to the investigation by the then UK Office of Fair Trading regarding an alleged abuse of a dominant position

Dairy producer

On merger control and competition issues arising from its joint venture with other dairies)

Energy Utility

In relation to a substantial ICT managed service procurement. This involved advising on all aspects of the procurement process (in a previous role)

An international bank

In relation to all aspects of the investigation into the retail banking sector by the UK Competition & Markets Authority

I found the practice very innovative and willing to work with us to find solutions to ensure our project is successful. This willingness to work on finding solutions benefitted our company.
legal 500 2023
Access to partner level support and advice at all times.
Legal 500 2023
Solution focused while providing clear and concise advice.
Legal 500 2023
The team is very strong and knowledgeable in this area – and provide practical solution focused advice.
Legal 500 2022
Really understand our needs.
Legal 500 2022
Very proactive & solution focused.
Legal 500 2022
Very responsive and well informed
Legal 500 2022
Renowned for their subject matter expertise and excellent, proactive services.
Legal 500 2021
This practice have the ability to unpick complex legal and procurement issues and provide solution-focused advice.
Legal 500 2021
Full-service team, very responsive, with practical and succinct advice provided at all times.
Legal 500 2021