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.

Who to contact

Sheraton Doyle

Sheraton Doyle 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.


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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

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

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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