Brent London Borough Council & others v Risk Management Partners Ltd

22 Mar 2011

The Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal ([2009] EWCA Civ 490) and High Court ([2008] EWHC 1094 (Admin)) judgments in holding that a group of local authorities who awarded insurance contracts to a mutual insurance company set up by them for that purpose, without putting the contracts out to competitive tender, had not acted contrary to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.