Your advice has been clear, consistent and comprehensive, even when delivered under extreme time pressures. All the team members hold you in high regard and you quickly gained their complete confidence. You’ve consistently gone far beyond the requirement of meeting our requests and added significant value in the comprehensiveness of your responses. The thoroughness of your approach has ensured that further iterations were not required, which has allowed significant time and cost savings in the procurement cycle. Thanks once again for your hard work and for the incisiveness and intelligence which has made our procurements so much easier.
Procurement Lead, Thames Tideway Tunnel
Juli is a public procurement and contracts specialist with particular expertise in public infrastructure projects, covering the fields of waste, energy and utilities.
She has acted for public authorities on a number of PPP/PFI projects and is experienced in advising on industry standard construction contracts, commercial contracts, and public procurement law.
Juli also holds a dedicated knowledge management role at Sharpe Pritchard, and regularly writes and delivers training on the topics of contracts, construction, procurement and PPP/PFI. Her work appears on the Local Government Lawyer website and in the CICES Construction Law Review.
- Providing day-to-day advice and legal support to the Thames Tideway Tunnels Project, a nationally significant infrastructure project worth approximately £4.2bn. Juli worked on secondment as part of the Project’s in-house legal team. Her particular focus was the procurement of enabling works and services for the main tunnel construction, mostly utilising the NEC3 suite of contracts and drafting bespoke contracts where appropriate.
- Advising a water utility company on its development of a major strategic water resource, working as part of a multi-disciplinary consultancy team, providing legal and procurement advice on commercial strategy and on the procurement of works and professional services contracts.
- Advising a local authority on the feasibility stage of its proposed district heating scheme, covering a wide range of legal issues including metering and billing regulations, state aid rules, and proposed commercial and contractual structures.
- Waste infrastructure and waste services: advising several local authorities on their residual waste treatment contracts, including PFI/PPP projects, providing full legal support in competitive dialogue and other procurement processes, commercial negotiations and contract drafting.