February 1, 2017

Clyde & Co appoints leading public procurement specialist

Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of David Hansom as a Partner in its Infrastructure group, where he will lead the firm's public procurement offering.

David is a leading procurement lawyer with over 15 years' experience. He specialises in public procurement law with sectoral expertise across transport, energy, education, health, technology and waste. He joins from Veale Wasbrough Vizards, where he was Partner and National Head of its public sector team. He was previously at Eversheds.

David has significant expertise in procurement structuring of real estate development projects as well as advising on public sector funding, trading and state aid issues in the context of procurement projects. He also has procurement litigation experience.

Liz Jenkins, Projects & Construction Partner at Clyde & Co, comments: "We're delighted to have David join the firm. He has a standout reputation in the market and will bring a wealth of expertise to both our public and private sector clients."

"Procurement law has grown significantly in the UK over the past 20 years and David's hire will help us further enhance the end-to-end contentious and non-contentious support we offer clients across the firm's core sectors."

David Hansom comments: "Clyde & Co is a firm with an outstanding reputation, an exceptional infrastructure offering and an impressive global footprint. I'm delighted to be joining and helping build the firm's capacity in procurement further, both nationally and internationally."

"With Brexit negotiations on the horizon, the UK may experience gradual reform of the existing procurement regime. With the firm's expertise and international reach, it will be well positioned to help steer our clients through this changing landscape."

Clyde and Co's infrastructure group comprises over 150 lawyers world-wide. It advises on the full project pipeline – from planning and investment to construction and post-delivery. The group works across all asset types: social, energy, transport and commercial development and is proud to have advised on iconic projects across the UK and worldwide.