Rebecca Rees


Rebecca is a partner and Head of Public Procurement. She also leads the cross-firm Building a Safer Future team at Trowers & Hamlins. Rebecca is a leading national expert in public procurement law, consistently ranked as among the world's leading government contracts lawyers (Who's Who Legal).

Rebecca has significant experience in advising clients in the public, private and third sectors on public procurement, state aid and building safety strategy issues. She advises clients on procurement strategy and structures, how to conduct flexible and compliant procurement procedures and compile objective and transparent evaluation models and guidance.

With particular interests in value-led procurement, social value and building safety, Rebecca is a member of the Working Group 11 for Procurement Competency, part of the Competency Steering Group (CSG), set up by the Industry Response Group (IRG) to tackle competency failings identified in the Hackitt Review, Building a Safer Future and sits on MHCLG's Procurement Advisory Group.  Rebecca also represents Trowers & Hamlins on the Social Value in Housing Taskforce, led by HACT, which focuses on the further development of robust measurement and management of social value outcomes.

Rebecca is named as a 'Leader in the Field for Public Procurement (UK-wide)' by the Chambers and Partners' Guide to the Legal Profession 2019. She is also ranked in the "Who's Who Legal Guide to Government Contracts 2020".

Rebecca is described as “an exceptional procurement lawyer” and “particularly strong in the construction and regeneration sectors" (Who's Who Legal Guide to Government Contracts, 2019) and "a stalwart of the UK market" and "acknowledged as a good relationship builder".

Who's Who Legal Guide to Government Contracts, 2020

Rebecca Rees maintains a rounded public procurement practice, acting for both public and private sector clients on all manner of projects requiring a heavy construction component. Sources say she is "very personable and knows what she is doing."

Chambers & Partners, 2020
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