How to challenge a procurement – and win – without litigating


28 Jun, 2017    
6:15pm - 8:45pm


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 6.15pm registration for a 6.30pm start | 1.5 CPD Points

Chair: Michael Bowsher QC

Rob Williams: Introduction: Smart bidding – why bidders need to engage with their legal rights sooner

  • Why you should challenge a procurement sooner rather than later:
    • Chances of influencing shape of procurement
    • Lower costs
    • Better chances of success
    • Interaction with remedies later on – suspension
    • Problems caused by time limits
    • Court fees

Philip Moser QCLevelling the playing field

  • Pre-procurement engagement
  • Technical specifications
  • Incumbency
  • Unfair negotiation

Valentina Sloane: Transparency challenges

  • Open days
  •  Vague criteria and methodology
  • Clarifications
  • Whole Life Costing
  • Frameworks

Fiona Banks: Talking tactics

  • Limitation
  • How to make an early challenge
  • Using the Regulations
  • Avenues outside the regulations

Ewan West: If all else fails…

  • The introduction to litigation we hope you’ll never need
  • Applications:
    • Injunctions/suspension
    • Disclosure

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