As renowned procurement law experts, we understand the complex regulatory framework, constantly evolving case law, and forthcoming legislative reform. We can help you to navigate the rules and ensure compliance, whether you're a bidder or authority. We also act for claimants and defendants in procurement law claims.


We work hard to help your procurement succeed. We’re dedicated to providing innovative solutions to a wide range of procurement problems across the full breadth of the public sector. We also act for bidders ensuring bids are compliant and hit all evaluation criteria to achieve success.

We have the knowledge and experience, gained from advising on some of the highest value and complex projects around, to provide expert support on all procurement matters.

Our dedicated procurement litigators also advise contracting authorities and bidders on the full spectrum of contentious procurement issues, before and after proceedings are issued.

We pride ourselves on providing pragmatic, solution-focused advice and tailor our support accordingly. Our input ranges from initial advice on strategy and pre-market engagement, to reviews of tender documents, to end-to-end support of entire processes. We also offer bespoke training packages.

We're known for using our ability to anticipate issues before they become problems, and for providing practical, actionable advice to deliver the best possible outcomes.

Featured experience

  • Assisting NHS England and NHS Improvement on the completion of all of the Nightingale Hospitals.
  • Advising a large local authority on its procurement for a long-term regeneration partner for its town centre.
  • Representing NHS Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS Gloucester Clinical Commissioning Group, and NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group in the Consultant Connect Limited v NHS Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group case.
  • Advising a US-based investment company in bidding for the development of a key central London site for commercial, retail, and housing uses.
  • Assisting the Department of Health and Social Care on its procurement of a new ERP corporate services solution (CSS) to include finance, peer-to-peer, HR and payroll functions.
  • Advising VFS Global on its successful tender to the UK Home Office to provide visa application processing services globally.
  • Assisting NHS England and NHS Improvement on the procurement of the Integrated Single Financial Environment (ISFE) which enables NHSEI to run all core finance processes supporting the NHS group annual spend of over £140 billion.
  • Representing North Bristol NHS Trust, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, The Secretary of State for Health (acting by the UK Health Security Agency – South West Laboratory), and Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust in the Roche Diagnostics Limited v North Bristol NHS Trust case.
  • Assisting the Cabinet Office on a number of procurements, including the management of the Civil Service Pension Scheme.
  • Assisting central government departments, including the procurement for SaaS vendor and Systems Integrator for nine central government departments.

Client Testimonials

What our clients say

  • A source says that the team: "...assists us with all our strategic procurement and dispute issues and helps apply common sense to help us unravel them simply and sensibly".

    Chambers UK 2022/23 Edition

  • A client says that the team provides: "Very sound advice, both technical and real world likelihood in terms of risk management in particular".

    Legal 500 UK 2022/23 Edition

  • The team I deal with are extremely knowledgeable and take the time to understand clients' needs and also the way they work.

    Legal 500 UK 2022/23 Edition

  • DAC Beachcroft are very responsive and provide a high level of service.

    Chambers UK 2022/23 Edition

  • DAC Beachcroft are very strong in healthcare-related procurement.

    Chambers UK 2022/23 Edition

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Who we are

Why choose DAC Beachcroft?

We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.