- Projects, Procurement, Commercial
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What Oliver can do for you
Oliver is a partner in Hempsons’ commercial team and our national head of projects.
He advises on delivering health projects that predominantly fall within the scope of the public procurement regulations and that often involve complex commercial and contracting issues.
He has particular expertise in public procurement law, including in relation to procurement disputes.
Oliver is known for his friendly, approachable demeanour and for providing clear, pragmatic, commercial advice. He cares about his clients’ interests and objectives and puts them first, delivering results in a straightforward and effective manner.
Oliver is listed as a “next generation partner” in the 2020, 2021 and 2022 editions of the Legal 500, where he receives particular recognition for being “experienced in public procurement work ” is “noted for his advice on commercial contracts and public procurement law ” and is “noted for his experience of advising on high value and complex commercial contracts, transactions and projects”.
Main areas of expertise
- Projects and outsourcing
- Procurement and tendering law (contracting authorities and bidders – contentious and non-contentious)
- Commercial contracts
- Collaborations and joint ventures
The clients he works with
- NHS bodies, including NHS England, NHS foundation trusts, NHS trusts, and clinical commissioning groups
- Private sector organisations
- Third sector organisations
- Healthcare regulatory and representative bodies
- Healthcare professionals
As an alternative to our contact form you can email Oliver.
Webinar one: Recent developments & future changes. 2 November 2021.View Event
Procurement law update webinar 2: Avoiding common pitfalls when procuring (including an assessment of regulation 12)
Webinar two: Avoiding common pitfalls when procuring. NB webinar 10 Nov FULL, please book 23 Nov 2021.View Event
Foundation Trusts and NHS England will need to apply a lower procurement threshold from 16 August 2021
The Public Procurement (Agreement on Government Procurement) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 (the “Amendment Regulations”) have been published.
New PPN’s Published; National Procurement Policy Statement & Taking account of Carbon Reduction Plans
The fifth and sixth Procurement Policy Notes of 2021 have been published.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) has recently considered the distinction between a lease (not caught by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR)), and a public works contract (that could be caught by the PCR if it is over the relevant threshold and not otherwise exempt).
New PPN published; Requirements for contracts covered by the WTO Government Procurement Agreement & the UK-EU Trade &...
The second Procurement Policy Note of 2021 was published at the end of last week.
The Government has issued the first Procurement Policy Note of 2021, applicable to all contracting authorities.
As we all know, the transition period is currently due to expire at 11pm on 31 December 2020. There may be further developments between now and then, but as matters stand, what will the procurement law regulations require as of 1 January 2021?
Hempsons’ Digital Newsbrief, providing an update on a range of commercial and legal issues as well as a focus on current clients of Hempsons.
The UK Cabinet Office has published a number of Procurement Policy Notes (“PPNs”) in response to the current Covid crisis. Click to read our summary.
The Government has issued its second Procurement Policy Note (PPN) on the impact of COVID-19 on procurement
The Government has issued its second Procurement Policy Note (PPN) in a week which sets out information and guidance for public bodies on payment of their suppliers to ensure service continuity during and after the current COVID-19 outbreak.
The European Commission have today published the temporary framework for state aid in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“experienced in public procurement work”