Is there a place for judicial review in procurement challenges?

Colin Ricciardiello, a partner in Sharpe Pritchard’s projects department, specialising in dispute resolution, has published a detailed briefing considering the implications of R (Wylde) & Others v. Waverley Borough Council in relation to the ability of non-economic operators to bring procurement challenges. Colin Ricciardiello acted for Waverley Borough Council in relation to this matter. This…

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Sharpe Pritchard wins Tier 1 place on Central Government Panel as part of innovative PwC consortium

Sharpe Pritchard LLP, as part of a consortium with PwC, Howes Percival and Holman Fenwick Willan, has won a place on the Crown Commercial Services General Legal Panel as a Tier 1 Provider.  Alastair Lewis, incoming Senior Partner of Sharpe Pritchard LLP commented: “This is a marvellous achievement and a great example of a successful…

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Are you ready for the General Data Protection Regulation?

Data protection anoraks across the European Union (myself proudly included) eagerly awoke on 1 January this year with only one thought in mind: next year the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect.  After years of dialogue, tweaking, pondering and waiting, the GDPR will become applicable in the UK on 25 May 2018….

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Case report – Kilker Projects v Rob Purton (t/a Richwood Interiors) [2016] EWHC 2616 (TCC)

Cases such as ISG v Seevic[1] and Galliford Try v Estura[2] illustrate the problems that can occur when a payer fails to issue the required payment or payless notices. The aforementioned cases established the principle that where, in respect of interim payment applications, there is an absence of the appropriate notices, an adjudicator cannot deal…

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Data Protection: The pitfalls of handling employee medical data

Beware the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) which, particularly in recent months, has demonstrated its willingness to use their statutory Code of Practice enshrined under section 52 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) to impose monetary penalties (of up to £500,000) to those organisations who fail to take the appropriate measures to safeguard Medical Data…

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