Procurement Legal Surgeries

Introducing NHS LPP’s Procurement Legal Surgery webinars in partnership with Hempsons LLP. We’re delighted to announce the next webinar will take place on Wednesday 8 February 2023. The topic is: Key areas of risk in procurement. The Procurement Legal Surgery webinars are delivered exclusively for NHS LPP members.

Webinar          Procurement Legal Surgery: Key areas of risk in procurement  

When              10am - 12 noon, Wednesday 8 February 2023

Where             Online via Microsoft Teams

NHS LPP members can register here: Registration link: NHS LPP Procurement Legal Surgery 


We’ve teamed up with Hempsons LLP to provide our members with general advice and timely relevant updates on impending legislative changes and other external factors affecting procurement legal activities within NHS trusts. Our commitment is to support members effectively through the next wave of change on the horizon with a series of informative webinars initially planned to take place quarterly over 12 months from November 2022. The first webinar took place on 9 November 2022 and covered Managing conflicts of interest through a procurement process. The webinars are free of charge, however registration is essential. Entry is for NHS LPP members only.

Interactive format

The first half of the webinar will include updates on key topics of interest to NHS trusts. The remainder of the session will be dedicated to answering members’ questions and providing general guidance during an interactive Q&A session. This time is dedicated for you, our members and we are encouraging you to send us as many questions as you would like - in advance – via the registration form.

Agenda: Procurement Legal Surgery, 10am - 12 noon on Wednesday 8 February

10:00   Key areas of risk in procurement   

The practical session will explore key areas of risk in procurement and how to mitigate these, including evaluation, moderation and debrief, as well as record keeping and risk mitigation strategies

11:00   Break  

11:10   Interactive Q&A session - your questions answered

Specific questions raised by members that are sent in advance, and also questions asked on the day will be addressed.

12:00   Close

Our host: Andrew Daly - Partner and Head of Procurement, Hempsons LLP

Andrew is a Partner and Head of Procurement within Hempsons LLP's specialist procurement team, with over 20 years’ experience of working with the NHS, acting for contracting authorities and bidders.

Andrew Daly HGT
Andrew provides pragmatic advice on running defensible processes/defending procurement challenges. Andrew led on one of the first innovation partnership procedures and regularly advises on designing and structuring processes and drafting procurement documentation. He acted for the commissioner in defending the first NHS v NHS procurement challenge to reach the courts.
Andrew also advised the two trusts in Lancashire Care NHS FT & Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS FT v Lancashire County Council.

Book your place and submit your questions now

Please complete your registration by 26 January 2023.
Registration link: NHS LPP Procurement Legal Surgery (members only)

For your convenience, you can use the same form that you register with to submit your questions which will be answered during the webinar. Your details won’t be shared with anyone other than the organisers and all questions will remain anonymous (if you prefer). If you are happy to have your name next to your question(s) please indicate that on the form.

Once registered, we’ll send you a confirmation email and a joining link a week before the webinar take place.

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