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Optima Health v DWP – When can a non-compliant tender be excluded?

The High Court provides clarity on the law regarding the exclusion of non-compliant tenders in regulated procurements

28 May 2024

Remedies under the Provider Selection Regime

This article considers how remedies and enforcement relating to the procurement of healthcare services has changed from 1 January 2024
26 January 2024

High Court ruling considers limitation periods in public contract direct awards

This case highlights the importance of correct application of limitation periods under Regulation 93 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015

21 December 2023

Procurement remedies and SPVs - Teleperformance Contact - (revisiting American Cyanamid)

Teleperformance Contact illustrates potential drawbacks to tendering for special purpose vehicles to deliver procured services.
03 November 2023

The National Lottery Case: Lessons for Interested Parties

Sub-contractors and group companies cannot bring procurement challenges. Costs can be awarded to interested parties but only where the court finds their input necessary or useful.
27 September 2023

What does the Provider Selection Regime mean for remedies and dispute resolution?

We examine the implications of DHSC’s new proposals for remedies and enforcement relating to procurements of healthcare services
17 July 2023

Managing the costs of Subsidy Control Act appeals

The Court of Appeal has set out principles that will influence the scope, costs and cost risk of subsidy decision appeals under the Subsidy Control Act 2022
13 July 2023

Public Procurement: Modification to an awarded contract: Lessons from James Waste v Essex County Council

The judge held that the “safe-harbour” tests in Reg 72 should be interpreted narrowly but, in this case, one of those safe-harbour tests was met. The variation was permissible, and the claim failed.
26 May 2023

The Procurement Bill: Recent changes following exit from House of Commons Committee Stage

Analysing four key substantive changes to the Procurement Bill following its exit from the House of Commons Committee Stage, including important changes to the new debarment regime
10 March 2023

The tail that wags the dog: What is reasonable and proportionate documentary disclosure in the context of procurement litigation?

We consider two recent judgments on the appropriate scope of disclosure for both a contracting authority and a challenging bidder

12 December 2022

Expert evidence in public procurement claims (Siemens v HS2)

In this article we look at the recent Siemens v HS2 judgment and discuss the clarity it provides where a party seeks permission for expert evidence in procurement litigation

26 August 2022

Healthcare and The Brexit Trade Deal

In this article we highlight some of the key issues facing those operating in the healthcare sector as the UK and EU begin the next chapter of their trading relationship
24 February 2021
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