Public Procurement Litigation
A great deal of time and effort goes into preparing a bid for a competitive tender. An unsuccessful bid may have huge commercial implications for the bidder that arise from the loss of a significant business opportunity.
Why choose our Public Procurement Litigation lawyers?
Fieldfisher is perfectly placed to partner you in your public procurement life cycle. We know how the public sector works, we know the Public Contracts Regulations inside out and we understand how the Courts will apply the fundamental principles.
We specialise in advising clients who are participating in a public procurement process – guiding them through the process, helping them to ask the right questions and avoid asking the wrong ones.
If things do go wrong, the time limits for challenging a procurement decision are short and therefore you need to be ahead of the curve with experts on hand to help you. Whether your aim is to obtain an award of damages or an order overturning the decision to award the contract to the successful bidder, we are here to help.
Notable deals and highlights
- We represented a FTSE 100 company in challenging a decision to award a Framework Agreement for Computer-based testing worth £150m.
- We advised a client on a Judicial Review of the Government's decision to award a concession agreement to a competitor.
- We advised on proceedings to challenge the decision of an NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.