BLP appointed to Government Procurement Service Legal services Framework Agreement
International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is pleased to announce that it has been successfully appointed to the Government Procurement Service’s panel of external legal advisers.
The appointment comes after a rigorous 12 month selection process by the Government Procurement Service to ensure it was obtaining high quality legal services for the public sector and the best value for the taxpayer.
BLP will provide advice on a range of matters, including public procurement, contract advice and drafting, agency and distribution, sales and acquisitions, outsourcing, competition law, regulatory law, public infrastructure law, intellectual property rights, PPP and project finance and construction and infrastructure projects.
BLP advises a wide range of clients, with particular strength in corporate, finance, litigation, real estate and tax. BLP was on the previous legal services panel for over five years, prior to this appointment, and has a long track record of advising central Government departments, agencies and Non Departmental Public Bodies.
The BLP team was led by partner, Adam Rose, and partners Tessa Kimber, Andrew Yates, Jim Buchanan and Mark Richards, supported by colleagues from across the Firm.
Commenting on the panel appointment, Adam Rose said: “We are delighted to have been appointed as advisers to the Government Procurement Service. This is an important appointment for the Firm, enabling us to provide our top quality service levels to Government on a number of significant projects, particularly in regeneration and infrastructure. At a time when Government spend is under huge scrutiny, it is excellent news for BLP to be entrusted to be a key provider of legal services.”
The Firm looks forward to working with the Government to ensure the success of this panel for all concerned.
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