Bevan Brittan is delighted to have secured a position on the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) Legal Services Framework which will enable the firm to provide legal services to the Higher Education sector across the UK.
LUPC is one of six regional university purchasing consortia in the UK, which together form the UK Universities Purchasing Consortia (UKUPC) group.
The successful bid will enable universities and colleges of higher and further education, as well as other not-for-profit organisations in the education, arts, science, charity, and wider public sectors from the five participating regional purchasing consortia to access Bevan Brittan’s legal services:
- London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC)
- Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)
- North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC)
- North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC)
- Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW)
The firm was appointed to the all-encompassing Lot 4 ‘One Stop Shop’ which includes the full range of legal and regulatory services including education law, estates development, dispute resolution, corporate, commercial, construction and employment and immigration advice.
Virginia Cooper, Partner and Joint Head of Higher Education at Bevan Brittan, said: “We’re really excited about being appointed to the LUPC framework and the opportunities this will bring. We already advise a number of higher and further education providers and this appointment will enable the firm to further expand across the country. With our excellent higher education knowledge, and ability to share experience from other sectors such as housing, local and central government and health, we look forward to building long lasting relationships with members across the participating universities purchasing consortia and supporting them in achieving their goals.”