We advise clients on all aspects of law and strategy in private and public sector procurement. In changing times, with many developments in procurement law and practice, we can support and ensure you make the correct strategic choices.
Key areas include:
- Early market engagement, to inform procurement strategy
- Procedural advice, including implications of EU and other legal systems
- Considering and working within selection and evaluation criteria
- Participating in or managing an effective clarification process
- Analysing risk and relating risks to contract terms, through drafting/review
- Compliance & financial close
- Public procurement challenges
“In my experience, the Clarkslegal construction team are extremely professional, knowledgeable and friendly.”
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- 26 April 2017
NEC4: enhancing NEC3
After 12 years of NEC3 and its approach to proactive project and risk management, NEC releases NEC4 on 22 June 2017. NEC has described this as an evolution but not a revolution
- 10 April 2017
Potential liabilities in construction industry
Clarkslegal takes a look at modern slavery in the construction industry and outlines some actions employers should take to protect their workforce and their reputation
- 29 September 2016
The Battle of the Forms Continues
Those involved in ordering goods and services or putting contracts together will know that, unless individually negotiated, it can sometimes be difficult to know whose terms are incorporated into the final contract. The circumstances giving rise to this are frequently referred to as the Battle of the Forms.
- 24 June 2016
EU Referendum: Where does the “Brexit” leave the construction industry?
We now have the results of the EU Referendum confirmed: the UK has voted to leave the EU, by 52% to 48%. In the immediate, sterling has tumbled and the stock markets have plummeted. The question now is what impact this will have on the construction industry.
- 09 May 2016
The reformulated penalty rule
Following the decision in Cavendish Square Holding BV v El Makdessi and ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis when drafting liquidated damages provisions, parties should identify and document the applicable legitimate business interest that necessitates liquidated damages. Parties should then consider whether the remedy for breach is ‘extravagant, exorbitant or unconscionable’.
- 09 May 2016
Measuring the environmental performance of a building through BREEAM
Clauses which deal with BREEAM requirements are commonly used in professional appointments and building contracts. This article summarises what BREEAM is and what parties to a professional appointment or building contract should consider when using BREEAM.
“The construction team at Clarkslegal support us with all aspects of construction. They provide a seamless service to us and our clients with superb teamwork. They are diligent and thorough in their work, and are very commercial and friendly in their advice and dealings with us and our clients.”
Dinesh Raja, Managing Partner – Bowling & Co
“I have worked with Stephen James on a number of issues and have always found him to be helpful, knowledgeable and proactive in reaching a satisfactory conclusion. He tends to grasp the details of a claim quickly and insightfully.”
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