Stuart joined Trowers & Hamlins' Projects and Construction department in February 2019 from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs Solicitor's Office and Legal Services, where he qualified in 2017.
Stuart specialises in public procurement and is a member of the firm's Procurement group. He advises public sector clients on a range of procurement-related issues, including the drafting of tender documents and strategic procurement advice.
Stuart has experience in advising on all aspects of procurement procedure, including on areas such as the use of the Teckal exemption, and on variations to public contracts during their term. Additionally, Stuart advises clients on framework agreements and has experience in advising on the use of CCS frameworks, as well as on the establishment of new frameworks.
Stuart is experienced in public law issues, including public procurement, state aid and vires. Additionally, having worked in central government, Stuart has an understanding of the internal governance procedures of public sector clients, and of the approval processes in place when dealing with public money.