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Steven Brunning

Partner

My role

I am a commercial and projects lawyer with significant expertise in public procurement law and technology procurement. I advise clients on technology, outsourcing and other projects in a range of sectors. This includes advising on procurement strategy and design, supporting clients throughout the procurement process and in contract negotiation and contract management. I also advise on subsidy control.

My experience

I have extensive experience advising central and local government, the wider public and private sectors on commercial projects, public procurement and related areas. Having spent many years in private practice and in-house within a large local authority and a technology SME, I am able to appreciate different stakeholder perspectives in complex projects and provide compliant, pragmatic and innovative solutions.

My specialisms

  • Procurement
  • Technology/ Information technology
  • Contracts
  • Subsidy control
  • Outsourcing/ Alliancing/ Joint ventures

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My latest articles

Open frameworks – mind the doors!
Open frameworks – mind the doors!

In this briefing, I provide some initial reflections on what the Procurement Bill 2022/23 has to say about open frameworks. As with other sections of the Bill, the drafting is somewhat convoluted.

Cabinet Office issues stock guidance on severing links with Russian and Belarusian contractors
Cabinet Office issues stock guidance on severing links with Russian and Belarusian contractors

Steven Brunning discusses the new Procurement Policy Note (PPN) from the Cabinet Office which requires organisations to consider how they can cut ties with companies backed by Russia and Belarus.