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Brexit 'No-Deal' Procurement Guidance

Friday, 18 January 2019

The Cabinet Office has published guidance on the effect of a no-deal Brexit on UK public procurement policy.

Brexit 'No-Deal' Procurement Guidance

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Public Procurement 2018 Case Law Review

Tuesday, 08 January 2019

We have highlighted the most important procurement law cases from 2018 and summarised the key issues to keep you up to date with the latest developments.

Public Procurement 2018 Case Law Review

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Further Guidance on When a Development Agreement is a Public Works Contract

Friday, 04 January 2019

The outcome of the appeal in Faraday Development Ltd v West Berkshire Council has important implications for public bodies and developers looking to structure land arrangements outside the scope of the public procurement rules.

Further Guidance on When a Development Agreement is a Public Works Contract

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STOP PRESS: Deal or No Deal - Public Procurement

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

The latest guidance note issued by the UK government in the event of a 'no deal ' Brexit relates to the practical implications for the public sector in relation to the current UK procurement rules.

STOP PRESS: Deal or No Deal - Public Procurement

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STOP PRESS: Now You Can Carry out a Two-Stage Phased Evaluation Under the Open Procedure and Still Comply with the PCR

Thursday, 05 July 2018

Standard procurement wisdom has always maintained that you cannot have more than a one-stage evaluation under the open procedure - until now.

Now You Can Carry out a Two-Stage Phased Evaluation Under the Open Procedure and Still Comply with the PCR

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STOP PRESS: When is a Development Agreement Not a Public Works Contract?

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

The Court of Appeal is due to hear on appeal the decision in R (on the application of Faraday Development Limited) v West Berkshire Council in this week.

STOP PRESS: When is a Development Agreement Not a Public Works Contract?

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Public Procurement - Yet More on Development Agreements in Judicial Review

Thursday, 06 April 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court held that claimants did not have standing to bring a claim challenging a Council's decision to vary the terms of a development agreement for...

Public Procurement - Yet More on Development Agreements in Judicial Review

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Trends in Public Procurement for 2016/17

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Procurement law continues to develop apace. Our national market leading Procurement team highlights two significant cases over the past 12 months.


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Procurement - Framework Agreement Award Cancelled

Friday, 20 May 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) recently annulled decisions by a contracting authority to award contracts to three bidders under a framework agreement for IT services and to reject a bidder's tender.


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High Court Finds that NHS England did not Breach New Commissioning Regulations

Monday, 14 March 2016

The High Court dismissed an action for judicial review in the first procurement case when applying the National Health Service


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European Commission Formally Adopts the European Single Procurement Document

Monday, 14 March 2016

Commission Implementing Regulation 2016/7 adopts the standard form for the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD).


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Three Reasons a Court Might Cancel a Public Contract

Friday, 22 January 2016

Since the remedies directive was introduced in 2008, the number and type of procurement disputes in the UK market has increased enormously.


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STOP PRESS: European Commission Publishes New Standard Procurement Forms

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

The European Commission has now published new and revised standard forms for advertising public sector contracts, concession contracts, utilities contracts and defence and security contracts in the Official Journal of the European Union.


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More on 'Living Wages' in Public Contracts

Friday, 20 November 2015

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has recently ruled on the extent that public authorities can require contractors and their sub-contractors to comply with regional legislation imposing a 'living wage'.


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Reliance on a Sub-Contractor's Professional Capacity

Friday, 20 November 2015

A recent opinion from the Advocate General provides guidance on the extent to which a tenderer may rely on the technical and/or professional capacity of a third party.