Monckton Chambers Public Procurement Webinar Series – Monday 27 April, Thursday 30 April and Thursday 7 May

We have just launched our series of three webinars designed by the specialist Procurement team at Monckton Chambers. We are particularly delighted that Christopher Vajda, Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union 2012-2020, has agreed to provide comments on the matters raised at our third webinar of the series which takes place on 7 May.

If you have not received your invitation but would like to tune in and join the online panel of experts as they discuss and debate these current hot topics in Procurement law, please email marketing@monckton.com and we will send you an invitation.

The three webinars are all being held 4pm – 5pm on the following dates:

27 April, 4pm Webinar 1COVID: Issues in Public Procurement and State Aid arising from Covid; the impact of crisis on Development of Procurement Law

Topics:
Immediate Procurement Law Issues:
– Maintaining Quality and Transparency in a Crisis; the Place for Direct Awards
– What Sort of Market is this? Do our Current Laws Match the Reality of Current Conditions?
Financial Issues Going Forward – Fraud, Subsidy and State Aid
Contract amendment and material change – Regulation 72 and COVID
Long Term Contract amendment and material change – Regulation 72 and COVID
Impact of the Crisis on Procurement Law – How will Events and Conduct in the Crisis affect Tendering in the Future?

Chair: Philip Moser QC
Speakers: Michael Bowsher QC, Alan Bates, Azeem Suterwalla, Ewan West and Ciar McAndrew

The recording is available here

 

30 April, 4pm Webinar 2UK Procurement Law: Key Current Issues. Lessons from Recent Cases and Key Developments in Practice

Topics:
Round Up of recent UK Cases; and Practical Lessons from Cases and Guidance. What are the current Challenges and Opportunities in taking Procurement Claims forward in Court?

Chair: Valentina Sloane QC
Speakers: Brendan McGurk, Ewan West, Anneliese Blackwood and Will Perry

The recording is available here

 

7 May, 4pm Webinar 3EU Developments – Brexit and Public Procurement & Recent Procurement Cases in Luxembourg

Topics:
Where are we now and how will Procurement and State Aid Law develop? What Impact will ongoing Trade Negotiations have on Procurement Law? What are the lessons for UK procurement law from recent cases in the Luxembourg courts? How will retained EU law develop in the English Courts?

Chair: Michael Bowsher QC
Speakers: Philip Moser QC, George Peretz QC and Rob Williams QC

With comments on the matters raised provided by Christopher Vajda, Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union 2012-2020.

The recording is available here

 

If you have queries with regards these webinars, please contact Steven Duffett in the clerks team.

Supreme Court Brexit Rulings – what now? seminar podcasts

The Supreme Court has given judgment on Tuesday 24th January 2017 in the Article 50 litigation.

Monckton Chambers members  Gerry Facenna QC, Anneli Howard and Jack Williams, who were acting for parties in the R (Miller and another) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union case were speaking about the outcome and the implications for Brexit.

Chair: Philip Moser QC

Please click the talk title below to view the podcast for each speaker:

Jack WilliamsPrerogative Powers in Miller: An Analysis of Four E’s

Anneli Howard Article 50 – Miller v SSEU Rights impact assessment

Gerry Facenna QC – What happens next?

To download the presentation slides please click here.

Brexit – opportunities and challenges seminar podcasts

“The result of the referendum raises significant uncertainties about the future development of a wide range of areas of the law. That uncertainty is in itself an important factor for clients. At Monckton Chambers we have given a great deal of thought to how a vote for Brexit might pan out, and we look forward to working with our clients to address both the opportunities and challenges of Brexit.” Tim Ward QC, joint Head of Monckton Chambers.

Monckton Chambers, as a leading set in the field, presented a ‘pop-up seminar’ on the implications of the Brexit decision, on the 30th June, attracting over 200 delegates.

Please click the talk title below to view the podcast for each speaker:

Philip Moser QCArticle 50 exit negotiations: process and options

Michael Bowsher QCUK votes out. Procurement Law after Brexit?

Gerry Facenna QCBREXIT: legal questions

Piers GardnerBREXIT and the future of Human Rights

Anneli HowardImpact of BREXIT on Competition Law

To download the presentation slides please click here.

Brexit – opportunities and challenges seminar slides

“The result of the referendum raises significant uncertainties about the future development of a wide range of areas of the law. That uncertainty is in itself an important factor for clients. At Monckton Chambers we have given a great deal of thought to how a vote for Brexit might pan out, and we look forward to working with our clients to address both the opportunities and challenges of Brexit.” Tim Ward QC, joint Head of Monckton Chambers.

Monckton Chambers, as a leading set in the field, presented a ‘pop-up seminar’ on the implications of the Brexit decision, on the 30th June, attracting over 200 delegates.

The speakers included Michael Bowsher QC, Philip Moser QC, Gerry Facenna QC, Piers Gardner and Anneli Howard, chaired by Tim Ward QC.

To download the presentation slides please click here.

Procurement Futures: what lies ahead for procurement law? What will be the effects on future plans and challenges? – slides

Monckton Chambers, as a leading set in the field, presented a seminar titled “Procurement Futures: what lies ahead for procurement law? What will be the effects on future plans and challenges?”, on the 13th July.

The speakers included Ewan West, Valentina Sloane, Ben Rayment, Michael Bowsher QC, George Peretz QC, Thomas Sebastian and Azeem Suterwalla.

To download the presentation slides please click here.