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Anthony Collins Solicitors, 134 Edmund Street, Birmingham, B3 2ES, United Kingdom
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If you have any questions please call 01483 478769 or email bookings@llglegaltraining.org.uk

This interactive procurement workshop will provide a full day’s up-to-date training on specific issues associated with public procurement. Delivered by some of Anthony Collins’ leading procurement practitioners alongside experienced local authority speakers, the day will include several group exercises and will cover issues including:

  • Using competitive dialogue and competitive procedure with negotiation effectively
  • FOIA, disclosure of tender information and confidentiality
  • Avoiding and defending procurement challenges
  • Variation of contracts and regulation 72
  • Procurement case law update
  • Practical procurement experiences and future developments

Target audience

This course is aimed at procurement lawyers and practitioners working in local government, and assumes an existing knowledge and experience of public procurement.


Intermediate and Advanced

5.0 CPD Points


This course will cover the following aspects of the SRA’s Statement of solicitor competence:

  • A2 Maintain the level of competence and legal knowledge needed to practice effectively, taking into account changes in their role and/or practice context and developments in the law
  • A3 Work within the limits of their competence and the supervision which they need
  • A4 Draw on sufficient detailed knowledge and understanding of their field(s) of work and role in order to practice effectively
  • A5 Apply understanding, critical thinking and analysis to solve problems
  • B3 Develop and advise on relevant options, strategies and solutions
  • B7 Plan, manage and progress legal cases and transactions 


  • 09.45 – 10.00 Welcome and Introduction Mark Cook, Anthony Collins Solicitors
  • 10.00 – 11.00 Using Competitive Dialogue and Competitive Procedure with Negotiation Effectively Mark Cook and Richard Brooks, Anthony Collins Solicitors
  • 11.00 – 11.15 Refreshment Break
  • 11.15 – 12.00 FOIA, Disclosure of Tender Information and Confidentiality Gayle Monk and Alex Lawrence, Anthony Collins Solicitors
  • 12.00 – 12.45 Avoiding and Defending Procurement Challenges Andrew Lancaster and Emma Riley, Anthony Collins Solicitors
  • 12.45 – 13.30 Lunch
  • 13.30 – 14.15 Variation of Contracts and Regulation 72 Alex Lawrence and Vinay Sharma, Anthony Collins Solicitors
  • 14.15 – 15.00 Procurement Case Law Update Andrew Millross and Gayle Monk, Anthony Collins Solicitors
  • 15.00 – 15.45 Procurement – Practical Experiences and Future Developments Mark Cook, Anthony Collins Solicitors
  • 15.45 – 16.00 Q&A Session
  • 16.00 Close of Workshop


To book this workshop please click here 

If you have any questions please call 01483 478769 or email bookings@llglegaltraining.org.uk