Lisa Boyd heads our procurement team and has recently completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Procurement Law and Policy at the University of Nottingham, making her one of the few solicitors, if not the only solicitor, with this qualification in Northern Ireland. Lisa has also recently won the Women in Business Award for Professional Services.
Many of our team are members of the Procurement Lawyers Association which is a recognised organisation which acts as a platform to represent, promote and strengthen procurement law expertise.
Our Procurement team is highly ranked in Chambers & Partners UK 2015 and has been described as “Responsive and hard-working – they have proven themselves to be invaluable.” The team is also praised for its “High quality work.”
Watching brief in the reported case of Easycoach Limited v Department for Regional Development  NIQB 10
Representing one of the parties in Northern Irish Waste Services Ltd v Northern Ireland Water Ltd & Ors (2013) NIQB 41
Currently Invest NI’s sole procurement legal advisors having been reappointed to the panel in 2014
Vast experience in successfully challenging waste tenders conducted by numerous contracting authorities including SWaMP, arc21 and NWRWMG.
Advising a large number of local authorities in respect of procurement activities including, but not limited to Lisburn City Council, Antrim Borough Council and Castlereagh Borough Council.
Advising on a case which involved the first confidentiality ring in a procurement case in Northern Ireland.