Each year Who's Who Legal undertake research and analyse the opinions of law firms and government contract experts from around the world. Bevan Brittan LLP is delighted to be listed as a leading firm for government contacts, following the high level of nominations received by two of its lawyers in this field:
Emily joined Bevan Brittan in 2001 and is a Partner and Head of the Procurement team. Her name is regularly cited within Legal 500 and Chambers for her extensive experience in procurement challenges and High Court litigation.
Susie Smith is a commercial lawyer and an internationally recognised expert in procurement law. Susie also works as a consultant on internationally funded public procurement and has twice been honoured with receiving Who's Who Public Procurement Lawyer of the Year.
Upon hearing the news, Emily said "I am delighted to be listed by Who's Who Legal Government Contracts in an area which has been at the heart of what Bevan Brittan does for many years. The whole team is proud to be working on many exciting projects across housing, infrastructure, energy, waste, transport and health, and will continue to focus on delivering the best advice to our clients, whether contracting authorities or private sector partners."
The deadline for GDPR compliance is rapidly approaching. Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has published a Procurement Policy Note (PPN 03/17) reminding in-scope organisations of GDPR and data protection requirement in the context of public procurement.
A team at Bevan Brittan led by Richard Hiscoke advised on the sale of the business of Buckinghamshire's rural broadband provider, Aylesbury Vale Broadband (AVB), to Gigaclear, the leading provider of full fibre broadband in rural locations.
Following the news of Carillion's liquidation, public sector organisations whose projects involve Carillion as service provider will be keen to obtain comfort from their Project Co about service continuity and the related cost.