Procurement & PFI

Procurement & PFI

What our barristers offer

Within the public law team at 39 Essex Chambers, we have barristers who have a unique combination of skills in public, commercial, construction and EU law to offer clients particular expertise in procurement issues, including public procurement, the private finance initiative (PFI) and public-private partnership (PPP).

Our experience

Significant cases in which our barristers have represented clients include:

  • advising a foreign government department on whether a contract was formed during the tender process of a multi-million pound construction project
  • advising on procurement issues associated with the 2012 Olympics
  • advising on a £0.5bn city centre reconstruction PFI project
  • advising on procurement issues in relation to the provision of IT and management services for local authorities across SW England
  • advising on procurement issues in relation to the managing and decommissioning of nuclear facilities
  • R (Law Society) v Legal Services Commission and Secretary of State for Justice (CA) (2008) 2 WLR 803.

Click here to download the Procurement photo list. 

Who to contact

Sheraton Doyle (on maternity leave)

Sheraton Doyle (on maternity leave) is the Senior Practice Manager for the Procurement & PFI team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.


Sheraton Doyle (on maternity leave)Email


Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1144


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Alison Foster QC

Alison Foster QC

Call: 1984 Silk: 2002

John Tackaberry QC

John Tackaberry QC

Call: 1967 Silk: 1982

Edwin Glasgow CBE QC

Edwin Glasgow CBE QC

Call: 1969 Silk: 1987

Nigel Pleming QC

Nigel Pleming QC

Call: 1971 Silk: 1992

John Steel QC

John Steel QC

Call: 1978 Silk: 1993

Richard Wilmot-Smith QC

Richard Wilmot-Smith QC

Call: 1978 Silk: 1994

Hodge Malek QC

Hodge Malek QC

Call: 1983 Silk: 1999

Paul Darling OBE QC

Paul Darling OBE QC

Call: 1983 Silk: 1999

Stuart Catchpole QC *

Stuart Catchpole QC *

Call: 1987 Silk: 2002

Timothy Lyons QC BL

Timothy Lyons QC BL

Call: 1980 Silk: 2003

Adrian Hughes QC

Adrian Hughes QC

Call: 1984 Silk: 2006

Stephen Tromans QC

Stephen Tromans QC

Call: 1999 Silk: 2009

Charles Manzoni QC

Charles Manzoni QC

Call: 1988 Silk: 2009

Sean Wilken QC

Sean Wilken QC

Call: 1991 Silk: 2010

Eleanor Grey QC

Eleanor Grey QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2011

Lisa Giovannetti QC

Lisa Giovannetti QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2011

Jenni Richards QC

Jenni Richards QC

Call: 1991 Silk: 2011

Fenella Morris QC

Fenella Morris QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2012

Hefin Rees QC

Hefin Rees QC

Call: 1992 Silk: 2013

Richard Harwood OBE QC

Richard Harwood OBE QC

Call: 1993 Silk: 2013

Marion Smith QC

Marion Smith QC

Call: 1981 Silk: 2015

James Ramsden QC

James Ramsden QC

Call: 1987 Silk: 2016

Kate Grange QC

Kate Grange QC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2017

Deok Joo Rhee QC

Deok Joo Rhee QC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2017

Karim Ghaly QC

Karim Ghaly QC

Call: 2001 Silk: 2017

Karen Gough

Karen Gough

Call: 1983

Jonathan Bellamy

Jonathan Bellamy

Call: 1986

Damian Falkowski

Damian Falkowski

Call: 1994

Adam Robb

Adam Robb

Call: 1995

Parishil Patel

Parishil Patel

Call: 1996

Duncan Sinclair

Duncan Sinclair

Call: 1996

Adam Fullwood

Adam Fullwood

Call: 1996

John Denis-Smith

John Denis-Smith

Call: 1998

Nicola Greaney

Nicola Greaney

Call: 1999

Colin Thomann

Colin Thomann

Call: 1999

Jess Connors

Jess Connors

Call: 2000

Rory Dunlop

Rory Dunlop

Call: 2002

Alexandra Bodnar

Alexandra Bodnar

Call: 2004

Peter Mant

Peter Mant

Call: 2006

Rachael O'Hagan

Rachael O'Hagan

Call: 2006

Rebecca Drake

Rebecca Drake

Call: 2007

Jennifer Thelen

Jennifer Thelen

Call: 2007

Jack Holborn

Jack Holborn

Call: 2008

Catherine Dobson

Catherine Dobson

Call: 2009

Benjamin Tankel

Benjamin Tankel

Call: 2009

Patrick Hennessey
Rose Grogan

Rose Grogan

Call: 2010

Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee

Call: 2010

James Potts

James Potts

Call: 2011

Yash Bheeroo

Yash Bheeroo

Call: 2011

Cleon Catsambis

Cleon Catsambis

Call: 2011

Samar Abbas

Samar Abbas

Call: 2011

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

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