Brendan is a regulatory lawyer based in London who advises businesses and government on public procurement, state aid, international trade and public law.
He provides strategic advice to bidders, contracting authorities and utilities on the rules applicable to the award of major public contracts, including contentious and non-contentious procurement law. Brendan has assisted organisations active in a number of sectors, including transport, outsourcing, infrastructure, energy, defence and healthcare. He is a member of the LexisNexis PSL Expert Panel on Public Procurement and regularly writes about, and delivers training on, topical legal developments.
Brendan's wider background includes public international law (including international treaty law) and he worked for a time at the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
A law and French graduate of University College Cork, Brendan also holds Masters’ degrees in public procurement law (University of Nottingham) and in public administration (College of Europe, Bruges). He is a qualified lawyer in England & Wales, and in Ireland.
When can a contracting authority impose minimum wage special conditions on businesses tendering for public contracts?.
February 02, 2016
On 1 December 2015, the Scottish Court of Session handed down a declaration of ineffectiveness under the Scottish public procurement rules. This is the first.......
January 28, 2016