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When is a development agreement not caught by the procurement rules?
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2016

On 26 August 2016, the High Court dismissed an application for judicial review of West Berkshire District Council’s (the Authority’s) decision to


Public procurement: when is a development agreement not a public works contract?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2016

The case of R (Faraday Development Ltd) v West Berkshire Council and another 2016 EWHC 2166 (Admin) will be of interest to local authorities and


Real Estate Bulletin - Summer 2016
  • Freeths
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2016

If an obligation under a contract (or a covenant under a lease) has been breached, the benefitting party can apply to the court for an order for


Supreme Court handed down their judgment in the Edenred case
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

This was a case involving National Savings and Investments (NS&I) which is a non-ministerial Government Department. NS&I offers retail savings and


Aggregation of the public interest in non-disclosure under different FOIA exemptions may be permissible
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2013

In a recent case involving High Speed Two Limited (HS2), the company responsible for the government's new high-speed rail route between London and


Veolia ES Limited v Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 3 2010

A recent Court of Appeal decision on the scope of the duty to disclose information under the Audit Commission Act 1998 the "Audit Act") is good news for local authorities


Curtain up on the power of general competence
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2011

The Supreme Court's decision in the LAML litigation, combined with the power of general competence contained within the Localism Bill, promises a welcome boost to the shared services agenda, but the reality may be less radical than many commentators suggest


Smoothing the way for shared services
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2010

The Scottish Government expects the shared services agenda to play a key role in its public sector efficiency drive, but the pace of progress in Scotland to date suggests that the concept has still to be embraced fully


The Supreme Court rules that the public procurement regulations do not prevent public authorities from acquiring shared services from an entity which they jointly control
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2011

In Brent LBC and others v Risk Management Partners Ltd, the Supreme Court ruled that local authorities in London did not infringe public procurement law when they purchased insurance services directly from a company which they jointly owned and controlled


Legitimate expectation?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 10 2010

The recent case of R. (on the application of Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education) v Chief Executive of Skills Funding (Former Learning and Skills Council) 2010 EWHC 2134 (Admin) has reiterated when representations can give rise to a legitimate expectation