Cleaver Fulton Rankin has been appointed to the Wider Public Sector Legal Services Framework

August 9, 2019

As a full service commercial law firm in Belfast, Cleaver Fulton Rankin is delighted to have been recently appointed to the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Wider Public Sector Legal Services Framework (RM3788).

Cleaver Fulton Rankin will provide a full legal service under ‘Lot 2c Full Service – Northern Ireland’, across its core and niche specialisms, to public sector bodies in Northern Ireland over the next three years.

CCS supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2017/18, CCS delivered £354 million in commercial benefits including savings for central government, and £247 million for the wider public sector – helping to deliver world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.

The Wider Public Sector Legal Services Framework is designed to provide a simplified and compliant route to market for the entire public sector, and more specifically, the wider public sector. Public sector bodies such as health; education; local and regional government; emergency services; and third sector and social housing organisations can avail of the panel agreement to access a wide scope of legal services. The panel agreement also offers significant benefits to public sector bodies, including maintaining service provision and offering competitive market rates.

Hilary Griffith, Director at Cleaver Fulton Rankin and key contact on the panel agreement has said, “Our appointment on the framework agreement further cements our leading position in the local market. The calibre and expertise of our multi-disciplinary team, enables us to continue to deliver high quality services to the public sector in Northern Ireland.”

“We are looking forward to working with public sector clients during the duration of the framework, to provide expert legal advice and a flexible resource to meet their changing needs and requirements.”

For further information about our service provision on this framework, please find our prospectus document here.