Deborah is a nationally recognised procurement law expert, she joined Hempsons in 2016 after 17 years at Bond Dickinson LLP and prior to that she was a solicitor in local government.
Deborah has expertise in a wide range of sectors including: health, local government, central government, energy, transport (including rail), education and registered providers. Deborah also advises private sector providers across a range of procurement law matters including tendering strategies and advice on losing tenders. Deborah has represented a number of co-defendants in a high value procurement challenge and advises on a number of complex procurements.
Deborah advises on innovation in procurement, including the use of the Innovation Partnership procedure.
Deborah has recently advised a large local authority purchasing organisation on the procurement and contracts for an innovative neutral vendor framework.
Deborah authors various notes on procurement law for Westlaw Insight and Lexis PSL as well as providing training to clients and bodies such as CIPS.