European & Procurement

30 Park Place has unparalleled experience in Wales in this specialist area of law. Rhodri Williams QC leads a small team able to advise on and represent clients in all areas of public procurement law, both for contracting authorities and contractors who wish to challenge decisions of public bodies in awarding contracts under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Rhodri Williams QC was also involved in the leading case on EU public procurement and the first to reach the Supreme Court in Brent LBC-v-Risk Management Partners Ltd & London Authorities Mutual Ltd & Harrow LBC [2011] UKSC 7 as well as the significant decision of the CJEV in case C-406/08 Uniplex (UK) Ltd-v-NHS Business Services Authority [2010] ECR I-0000

Other areas of advice in this practice area include EU competition law and State aid. Recent cases have involved advising local authorities on compliance with EU law in the important area of shared services.

Team Members: European & Procurement