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MacRoberts LLP

Public Procurement

2 ranked lawyersBand 3UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Public sector specialists recommended for high-value contentious and non-contentious procurement matters in Scotland and south of the border. Clients include transport organisations, government bodies and multinational corporations, and instructions cover all conceivable areas of public service provision.

Strengths

A client states: "They are responsive, reassuring and professional. They were in complete control of the situation at all times, and the advice they provided was solid and reliable."

"They're responsive and have a deep knowledge of the environments clients work in," observes another interviewee.

Work highlights

Advised Transport Scotland on the replacement of trunk road maintenance services in two lots covering the South East and South West units of the Scottish trunk road network.

Notable practitioners

Duncan Osler regularly advises government, executive agencies and contractors north and south of the border on all aspects of the tender process and contract variation. He is also instructed for contentious procurement work.,"Helpful and responsive in providing advice." "Duncan is very approachable and knowledgeable."

Robin Fallas acts for the Scottish Government, a large number of executive agencies and third and public sector contractors on all manner of procurement exercises, and is highly knowledgeable on state aid rules. ,"Robin goes the extra mile for his clients."

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Public Procurement


Duncan Osler
Band 2
Robin Fallas
Band 4