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Browne Jacobson LLP

MOWBRAY HOUSE, CASTLE MEADOW ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 1BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 976 6000
Fax:
Fax 0115 947 5246
DX:
718130 NOTTINGHAM-27
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com

Peter Ware

Tel:
Work 0115 976 6242
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Business services: government and infrastructure

Position

Peter is head of the Government and Infrastructure team and leads on the commercial aspects of the local government practice at Browne Jacobson. He is also a deputy to Richard Barlow for the whole Public Sector at the firm. 

Peter specialises in all aspects of public procurement and the related commercial issues. He regularly advises on high value and complex contentious and non-contentious procurement matters, across the sectors for both public and private bodies. He has a particular focus on the procurement, state aid and commercial issues arising out of public sector shared services, outsourcing and public sector joint ventures. 

He is a member of the national executive of the Procurement Lawyers Association, the editorial board for CIPFA TIS Online procurement and a member of the Consulting Editorial Board of the Lexis Nexis PSL Public Law and PSL Local Government. Peter is a regular and popular public speaker at both national and regional conferences. 

 


 

Career

Trained Clarks Legal; qualified 2001. Eversheds 2001-03; Gateley Wareing 2003-05; Nottinghamshire County Council 2005-08; Browne Jacobson 2008-09; Nottinghamshire County Council 2009-11; Browne Jacobson, partner 2011-date.

Member

Member of the Procurement Lawyers Association. Member of the editorial board for CIPFA TIS Online procurement and a member of the Consulting Editorial Board of the Lexis Nexis PSL Public Law and PSL Local Government.

Education

The Minster Comprehensive School, Leominster, Herefordshire; University of Sheffield; Nottingham Law School. Law LLB 1997; Legal Practice Course 1999; Diploma in Local Government Law 2006.

Leisure

Spending time with the family and coaching sons’ football team. Outside of this, enjoys watching Nottingham Forest, cycling and cooking.


East Midlands: Projects, energy and natural resources

Private finance initiative (PFI)

Within: Private finance initiative (PFI)

Browne Jacobson LLP has a strong public sector focus and acts for high-profile private sector clients as well as central government agencies such as the Crown Commercial Service, the Ministry of Justice and NHS England, and local authorities. Led by practice head Craig Elder, a cross-disciplinary team composed of construction, property, employment and pensions specialists recently advised a county council on a regional procurement process. Peter Ware, the head of the government and infrastructure department, is also recommended.

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East Midlands: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Browne Jacobson LLP¬†impresses with its ‚Äėexcellent service level‚Äô and is known for its expertise in the areas of planning and commercial law, in particular state aid and procurement, in addition to handling administrative law, environmental law, health and safety work, and commercial advice. Local heat networks, investment property advice, and joint venture instructions are other areas of activity. Joint practice heads Peter Ware¬†and Richard Barlow¬†‚Äėare able to articulate advice in a readily understandable way‚Äô. Craig Elder¬†and associate Alex Kynoch¬†¬†are also noted. Clients include Derbyshire County Council, Nottingham City Council and City of Lincoln Council.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Within: Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Browne Jacobson LLP 's client roster includes both central and local government entities in the health and social infrastructure spaces. Nick Hurley recently advised the borough of Watford on the redevelopment of the Watford Health Campus via an asset-backed vehicle, and acted for the government of Malaysia on the procurement of a £100m waste-to-energy incinerator in Kuala Lumpur. On the property side, Nottingham-based Craig Elder collaborated with Neil Walker for the procurement of a long-term operator of several leisure centres on behalf of the borough of Dacorum. Stephen Matthew heads the practice and is currently assisting a number of local government authorities with urban regeneration and district heating schemes. Also notable are Anthony Nagle who represents the UK Debt Management Office, Peter Ware and Anja Beriro .

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London: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Richard Barlow who heads the public law group at Browne Jacobson LLP has broad expertise advising on contentious planning and environmental matters and offers especial expertise on both advisory and disputed procurement matters as well as governance. This large team, which one client called 'a trusted partner', advises an array of  local and city councils including in Nottingham, Derbyshire, Enfield, Harlow and Guildford on work ranging from procurement and joint ventures to health and safety and criminal investigations. Typical work includes advising the London Borough of Enfield on the complex matter of selecting a joint venture partner to develop the Montagu Industrial Estate. Peter Ware, Laura Hughes  and Stephen Matthews  are some of the other noted practitioners.

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South West: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Browne Jacobson LLP acts for local and central government, police, fire and rescue services. It provides advice on procurement, commercial projects, PFI, state aid, regeneration projects, property and housing. The firm advised on the setup and development of Public Service Transformation Academy (PSTA) a social enterprise providing leadership programmes. Peter Ware heads the national government and infrastructure team with Laura Hughes . Mark Barnett specialises in health and social care and litigation in relation to clinical negligence. Lynne Rathbone left the firm.

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