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Public procurement

We understand the technicalities of the legislation-heavy environment imposed by the European Union procurement regulations and can assist both contracting authorities and tenderers in navigating through the publically funded tender processes.

A dispute arose, under an amended version of the FIDIC Yellow Book, on a project for the electrification and upgrade of a railway line. Fenwick Elliott advised the government authority and achieved a negotiated settlement.

Advising a joint venture organisation, which was bidding for a major public procurement project, on the prospects of challenging that process.

The provision of procurement, contract drafting and risk management advice based on the NEC3 Form to a University which was planning a new research facility worth £100m.