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Jackie Heeds

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Brexit and the legal implications for businesses

Jackie specialises in PFI/PPP work and her particular expertise covers projects in a wide range of market sectors including housing, education,street lighting, accommodation, health, defence and leisure.

Jackie's recent experience includes acting:

  • for Manchester City Council on its £192 Miles Platting social housing pfi project
  • on Coventry City Council's £63m street lighting PFI
  • for Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council on it's £21m street lighting PFI project
  • for the preferred bidder on the Leeds Independent Living Project
  • for Bangor University on its PPP accommodation project.

Jackie has contributed to Kelly's Draftsman together with the 4p's standardisation guidance for street lighting projects in the United Kingdom. Jackie is recognised as an expert in PFI/PPP law and has a solid reputation for excellent client service.


The impact of Brexit will not be the same for all businesses. Our Brexit lawyers are working with a number of clients to help them with Brexit planning. We are helping them take steps to put themselves in the best possible position. For some clients, we have analysed the implications of Brexit on their business based on the different potential models of Brexit. We would be happy to discuss the potential implications of Brexit for your business too.

Contact Jackie for more information on how Brexit may affect your business.

View our Brexit hub for our full range of Brexit resources.



Unlocking potential - Our approach to Public Private Partnership programmes

As a leading adviser in this field Eversheds has long been at the forefront of developments. This document sets out a summary of Eversheds’ capabilities and expertise.

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London: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Bridgette Wilcox, Paul Pugh and Huw Jones are the Cardiff-based, key team members at the helm of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP's public law and local authority practice that advises local authorities on areas ranging from  procurement to employment matters. It has been appointed  by the UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority to undertake the review and updating of the draft guidance for contracts under PF2, the successor to PFI. Its wide-ranging work includes advising the London Borough of Harrow on the procurement of a technology partner to develop and exploit its "Infinity” adult social care software and it also has well-established expertise in public sector pensions law. Jackie Heeds is noted for her infrastructure procurement expertise.

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North West: Projects, energy and natural resources

Project finance and PFI

Within: Leading individuals

Jackie Heeds - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Project finance and PFI

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is active across infrastructure projects in the energy, transport and social infrastructure sectors and often utilises its national and international network of offices to advise on domestic and cross-border mandates. Jackie Heeds is a partner in the firm’s international infrastructure group and is experienced on infrastructure transactions procured through PFI, PPP and joint ventures and led advice for the UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority regarding a review and updates to the draft guidance for contracts under PF2, the successor to PFI. Heeds is also instructed by Transport for Greater Manchester on its project to restructure the operation and maintenance contractual structure for the Metrolink light rail system and procure a new operator-maintainer, and is acting for London and Continental Railway on the Mayfield Regeneration Project, a £550m development in the Mayfield Quarter of Manchester. Chris Pickens is part of the firm’s construction and engineering group and advises on major infrastructure projects and Kuljeet Gill handles a range of regeneration and development projects.

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North West: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP's ‘well-organised team’ includes Jackie Heeds, who is ‘knowledgeable across the full spectrum of PFI, is experienced and competent and is also good at leading a team. She is a pleasure to work with’. Heeds has extensive experience of infrastructure transactions that are procured through PFI/PPP/PF2, and is leading the advice to Transport for Greater Manchester on its multimillion-pound project to restructure the operation and maintenance contractual structure for the Metrolink light rail system. The team is also advising London and Continental Railways Limited on the Mayfield regeneration project.

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