Mary is an experienced commercial lawyer with a particular focus on public procurement. She has extensive experience advising clients in a range of sectors including health, central government, local government, housing and utilities. Mary has experience of working in-house and has previously been Legal Counsel at DHL advising NHS Supply Chain on setting up framework agreements for health supplies and a commercial lawyer at the regional development agency, Yorkshire Forward, where she advised on some of their most complex projects including Finance Yorkshire and the Leeds Arena.
Mary is an expert on public procurement law, advising clients on day to day procurement issues through to strategic and complex procurement processes. Mary has also advised both contracting authorities, utilities and bidders in procurement challenges. Clients appreciate Mary’s strategic and pragmatic approach to her advice.
- Lead procurement adviser to a health commissioner in relation to its procurement of an innovative prevention service;
- Lead procurement adviser to a collaboration of NHS trusts in their procurement for pathology services;
- Lead procurement adviser to a central government department in its procurement process for a payroll and HR system.