Lawyer profile for UK 2022
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Public Procurement - Northern Ireland
"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."
Competition Law - Northern Ireland
"Kerry is really excellent; she really goes the extra mile looking under the floorboards for clients and is very good at identifying client risk and translating that to analysis that can be presented in an accessible way, linking up competition and procurement law issues with big-picture issues clients need to be aware of."
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Kerry heads Carson McDowell’s Procurement and Competition teams.
Kerry is a Partner at Carson McDowell and specialises in all aspects of the procurement and contracting process, from structuring and pre-procurement market engagement, through to conduct of the tender process, supporting evaluation and contract negotiations. Kerry advises on some of the most complex and challenging projects in procurement, both within Northern Ireland and beyond. She has extensive experience in working with NDPBs, local authorities, universities, transport bodies, utilities and private contractors in a wide variety of market sectors.
Kerry has particular expertise in advising on the procurement and supply of technology solutions, and at an early stage of her career undertook a secondment to the in-house legal department of a major CRM supplier.
Kerry also has extensive experience in competition law, having advised a number of high profile clients on a variety of competition issues, including anti-competitive arrangements, abuse of dominance, joint selling and promotional arrangements. She also frequently advises clients on competition compliance programmes, including advice relating to dawn raids.
Kerry is a member of the Competition Law Association and Procurement Lawyer’s Association, the Law Society of Northern Ireland and the Law Society of Ireland.