Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2016] All ER (D) 34 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2016] EWHC 2626 (TCC)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Technology and Construction Court

Jefford J

Representation Rebecca Haynes (instructed by My Business Counsel) for PI.
  Joseph Barrett (instructed by Gardner Leader LLP) for HQIP.
Judgment Dates: 26 October 2016


Public procurement - Public contracts - Public services contracts - Defendant being independent organisation established to promote quality in healthcare - Defendant being given task by NHS to commission project concerning web-based system to review and learn from perinatal deaths - Claimant being unsuccessful party in tendering exercise - Claimant commencing proceedings against defendant - Automatic suspension being imposed on contract awarded - Defendant applying to lift suspension - Whether suspension should be lifted - Public Contracts Regulations 2015, .

The Case

Public procurement Public contracts. The Technology and Construction Court lifted an automatic suspension that had been imposed on the award of a contract concerning a new web-based system to be used across the NHS where the claimant, a failed bidder in the tendering process, and a 'not for profit' organisation, had an adequate remedy in damages and where it was just that the claimant should be confined to that remedy.

Practice Areas

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