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Cleaver Fulton Rankin

Public Procurement

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What the team is known for

Advises public sector organisations on contentious and non-contentious procurement issues. Receives a volume of work from private sector clients in energy, construction, pharmaceuticals and waste management. Assists clients with Brexit and COVID-related instructions.

Strengths

A source says:"Ordinarily, it might be just a few individuals at a firm who stand out, but across the board and without exception the lawyers at Cleaver Fulton Rankin are amazing. Everyone is excellent at both the law and strategy and they all work intensely hard."

A client comments: "Cleaver Fulton Rankin are excellent. We are impressed by their knowledge and professionalism."

Another interviewee says: "The team has a broad range of capabilities which we've used extensively."

Work highlights

Advised Northern Ireland Housing Executive on the procurement contracts for a planned maintenance scheme.

Notable practitioners

Patrick Fleming advises contracting authorities and bidders on the full range of tendering, challenges and regulatory compliance.

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Overview

The Procurement team at Cleaver Fulton Rankin is led by Director, Lisa Boyd, who is supported by fellow Directors, Patrick Fleming and Michael King, Associate Director, Anna McClimonds, Senior Solicitor, Helen Smyth and Solicitor, Clare O'Donnell. 

The team has developed expertise in the area of public procurement particularly in the waste and construction sectors. The team’s clients include a wealth of private sector clients, charitable organisations and leading public authorities in Northern Ireland.

The team specialise in NI, UK & EU procurement rules; due diligence; drafting tender documentation including PQQ’s and ITT’s; advising on and drafting procurement processes; defending procurement challenges; initiating procurement challenges; watching briefs; Freedom of Information; requests to monitor awarded contracts; tendering strategies; clarification; state aid; applications for early discovery; confidentiality rings; drafting terms and conditions of contract and judicial review.

Directors, Patrick Fleming and Lisa Boyd are members of the British Irish Commercial Bar Association and the Procurement Lawyers Association.

Members

Fleming, Patrick

Groom, Ruaidhri

King, Michael

McClimonds, Anna

McNally, Maria

Tabb, Brendan

Public Procurement

Cleaver Fulton Rankin

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Location

50 Bedford Street

Belfast

County Antrim

UK

BT2 7FW

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Northern Ireland

Public Procurement


Patrick Fleming
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