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Peter Curran is a Partner in the Projects Group and Head of Public Procurement in Eversheds Sutherland Ireland.
Peter has extensive experience of advising public and private sector organisations in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland on the procurement of projects and contracts across various sectors, including transport, waste, education, technology, communications, social housing, health and energy. He has advised awarding authorities, funders and bidders on some of the most significant procurement exercises on the island of Ireland in recent years. He also advises on procurement litigation and has been involved in a number of the leading cases, both challenging and defending award decisions.
Peter has a background in technology and communications law, having been legal counsel to Vodafone Ireland for six years. He has extensive experience of advising on regulatory, commercial and contractual matters in the areas of electronic/mobile commerce, data protection and privacy, outsourcing, gaming, broadcasting and telecoms. Peter counts among his clients various Government Departments, leading industry players and a range of other operators active in the ICT sector in Ireland and further afield.


Partner, Head of Public Procurement

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Ireland > Telecoms

Eversheds Sutherland’s telecoms practice draws on the wider firm’s expertise to advise on matters including the development of telecoms infrastructure, the creation of new telecoms products and commercial agreements in this sector. The practice also provides advice to telecoms companies on employment, IT and data protection issues. Peter Curran leads the team and has extensive experience in this area of law.

Ireland > Public sector

Eversheds Sutherland’s wide-ranging public law practice provides advice to regulators and public sector bodies on the exercise of their powers, as well as representing them in statutory appeals and judicial reviews. The team is highly active in the PPP space, advising public bodies on the development of education and housing projects, with Peter Curran leading on this work as well as other non-contentious public law matters. Pamela O’Neill serves as head of dispute resolution and leads on contentious cases as well as advising on statutory powers and functions. Aisling Gannon specialises in healthcare-related public law.

Ireland > Projects and PPP

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Eversheds Sutherland’s projects practice spans the negotiation of contracts between developers, public bodies and contractors, the financing of projects, and transactions involving project assets. The team acts for both public and private bodies in this area; it is particularly noted for its work in public procurement, including advising on disputes between state bodies and bidders for projects. The practice is led by Mark Varian, who specialises in the energy sector, and Peter Curran, who has close relationships with a number of public sector organisations. The pair work closely with the firm’s wider energy, construction, corporate and real estate practices.