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In-house lawyers do not have standing before the European courts
  • Nabarro LLP
  • Poland, European Union
  • October 3 2011

In a recent ruling, the General Court declared inadmissible an appeal in a competition case on the basis that the appeal was brought by an in-house lawyer rather than external counsel.


Supreme Court overturns ruling on ‘in house’ exemption
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 4 2011

On 9 February, the Supreme Court overturned an earlier Court of Appeal ruling on the application of the "in house" exception for the procurement of a contract for insurance services.


Allegations that Swedish waste management contracts are not ‘in-house’ contracts
  • Nabarro LLP
  • Sweden, European Union
  • November 16 2010

The European Commission claims that the award by the Swedish municipalities of Ängelholm and Helsingborg of several waste management contracts to two companies they co-own with other municipalities do not meet the exception for 'in-house' contracts.


In-house legal advice on competition not covered by legal professional privilege
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • September 23 2010

Attempts to extend legal professional privilege to internal company communications with in-house lawyers in EU competition cases have been dashed, following a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 14 September 2010 in the Akzo Nobel case (C-55007P).


In-house legal advice on competition not covered by legal professional privilege
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • September 15 2010

Attempts to extend legal professional privilege to internal company communications with in-house lawyers in EU competition cases have been dashed, following a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 14 September 2010.


Commission takes infringement action over German waste water contract
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 24 2010

The European Commission (Commission) has decided to take Germany before the European Court of Justice over the decision by the city of Hamm to directly award a waste water disposal services contract in 2003.


Legal professional privilege does not apply to in-house lawyers recommends Advocate General
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • May 5 2010

On 29 April 2010, Advocate General Kokott delivered her Opinion on Akzo Nobel and Akros Chemical's appeal (case C-55007P) seeking protection of confidentiality of internal communications between a company and its in-house lawyers under legal professional privilege (LPP).


Court of Appeal ruling on in-house procurement
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2009

The Court of Appeal dismissed an action on 9 June 2009 by the London Borough of Brent (Brent) against a High Court ruling that it had breached the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (the Regulations).


Waste disposal arrangement found not to be a public contract
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • July 13 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has dismissed an action by the European Commission (Commission) claiming that an agreement between a group of German local administrations over waste disposal breached procurement law.


Italian concession for management consulting services for pharmacies
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • April 8 2009

In 1998 and 2002, two Italian communes entered into service concessions for the supply of management consulting services to pharmacies in their local areas without any form of competitive tender.