Challenging a procurement decision

Our procurement team are often asked to advise authorities and tenderers on the process for bringing or defending a procurement challenge.

It is widely accepted that the environment is a difficult one for a tenderer who is looking to challenge a procurement decision in the courts. Not only is there a relatively short limitation period but there is also a significant fee merely to issue a claim in the High Court for a claim under the Public Contracts Regulation 2015. 

A recent case emphasises how difficult a procurement challenge can be for tenderers. To find out more, head over to our Procurement portal to read Jenny Beresford-Jones's blog post: A mountain to climb? The challenge of a procurement challenge

For more information on public procurement, you can catch up with our series of webinar recordings here and sign up to receive regular procurement blog updates here.

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