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Carson McDowell

Public Procurement

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What the team is known for

Trusted advisers for a number of public and private organisations from the housing, education, utilities and construction sectors. Assists with tender documentation, bids and challenges concerning procurement exercises in and outside of Northern Ireland.

Strengths

A source says:"Carson McDowell has a wide range of legal experts who are able to provide specific advice when required."

A client reports: "The team are diligent, supportive and genuine experts. They are comfortable dealing with an uncertain and changing environment and proactive in dealing with these issues."

Another adds: "The team are responsive, proactive, knowledgeable and pragmatic with regard to getting the best outcome for the client."

Work highlights

Advised Fibrus on its tender response and subsequent appointment to a £165 million contract for the deployment of broadband access.

Notable practitioners

Declan Magee navigates both public and private-side clients through all stages of procurement challenges. Recent work has been for clients in utilities, transport and construction.
"Declan Magee is very good on contentious matters."

Kerry Teahan advises public and private sector clients on all facets of the competitive dialogue process and compliance with competition rules.
"Kerry Teahan is clear, concise and action-orientated. Her work on Northern Ireland procurement is exceptional."  "Kerry is extremely knowledgeable with regard to procurement law. She listens to the client's needs well and is articulate and responsive."


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Overview

Carson McDowell has a team of highly experienced lawyers specialising in all aspects of public procurement. Whether you are a purchaser in the public sector, procure contracts in the utilities sector or bid for these types of contracts, we can help.

We are a dedicated procurement law team based in Northern Ireland, but advising throughout the UK. We support our clients across a wide range of procurement matters, from strategic planning and conduct of the procurement process, to resolving disputes.  Our clients rely on us for our expertise, innovative approach and pragmatic advice.


Members

Teahan, Kerry (Head of Department)

Magee, Declan

McGuckin, Niamh

Teahan, Kerry

Public Procurement

Carson McDowell

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Location

Murray House

Murray Street

Belfast

County Antrim

UK

BT1 6DN

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Carson McDowell Announces Five New Partners

Authors: Peter Guzhar, Mary-Kim Doherty, Kerry Teahan, Olivia O'Kane, Grant McBurney

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Northern Ireland

Public Procurement


Declan Magee
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Kerry Teahan
Band 1