Procurement – Recent developments in Northern Ireland

10 Nov 2008

The development of procurement jurisprudence continues apace in the High Court in Northern Ireland.  Two recent judgments have been handed down arising out of procurement exercises carried out by the Central Procurement Directorate (“CPD”), both designed to select contractors for inclusion in large Framework Agreements.  Both Claimants successfully showed that the CPD had made errors in its procedure for determining which tenders were the most economically advantageous.