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Sharon Fitzgerald

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Career

Dr Sharon Fitzgerald is a senior partner within our international projects practice with a particular specialism in advising clients in respect of major infrastructure projects (including PPP projects) and a range of commercial contracts across a variety of sectors.

Sharon has advised the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, UK Government, Scottish Government, Welsh Government, Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, the Government of Ghana, the Government of Zimbabwe and the Government of Vanuatu, as well as a range of private sector clients. Sharon also has over 20 years' procurement experience (EU directives, EBRD requirements and World Bank requirements). She has drafted and negotiated complex contracts including construction contracts, equipment and plant supply contracts, services contracts and operations and maintenance contracts. Sharon also has excellent practical procurement experience and has advised Government clients on procurement strategy and the structuring of alternative contractual models. She has structured procurement competitions and drafted tender documents, evaluation methodologies and has evaluated tenders.