Rebecca is a Partner in our Corporate & Commercial team, specialising in procurement. Her particular interest and expertise relates to social housing procurements and construction and infrastructure procurements.
Rebecca has 12 years’ PQE in procurement, advising contracting authorities and utilities on all of the procurement procedures available under the Public Contracts Regulations, Utilities Contracts Regulations and Concessions Contracts Regulations. In addition, Rebecca regularly prepares and delivers training sessions for contracting authorities on all aspects of procurement law.
Rebecca joined Clarke Willmott in 2019, having previously been at Eversheds Sutherland for 5 years and before that at Trowers & Hamlins for 9 years.
Advising an entity subject to both the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 on its £1bn framework agreement for provision of an energy provider to relieve fuel poverty, procured by way of the competitive dialogue;
Advising a university in London on the procurement of a project manager and architect under the restricted procedure in relation to the redevelopment of its campus and new teaching centre. Advice included inputting into the procurement strategy, assisting with preparing the procurement documents and providing ongoing support during the procurement;
Advising numerous registered providers on the procurement of their responsive repairs and maintenance programmes, including where wholly owned subsidiaries were used for the workforce;
Advising numerous local authorities on their regeneration schemes, including how these could be structured as land deals rather than public works contracts;
Advising contracting authorities in relation to setting up and calling off from framework agreements; and
Acting as legal advisor to a large utility and attending their weekly contract management meetings to provide substantial change and direct award advice.