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Public Procurement Annual Update 2023

The Procurement Act 2023 has received royal assent. Major changes to public procurement procedures and legal remedies are expected to apply from October 2024. Alongside these changes, a clear understanding of the existing procurement law and procedures which are being retained is essential for anyone involved in public procurement.

Watch Clarkslegal’s Public Procurement team as they provide you with the essential information you need to know in the following areas:

  1. Overview of procurement challenges – when can you challenge a procurement award; key timescales and procedures; remedies when your challenge succeeds.
  2. Procurement Bill – key changes to expect and practical tips to prepare.
  3. Case law updates from the last year on challenging procurement awards.

The webinar explains the issues businesses involved in public tenders need to know.

Should you wish to discuss any of the issues highlighted in the webinar, please email

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