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ONE FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7WS, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7242 1212
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Fax 020 7246 7777
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242 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Mark Bassett

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Work 020 7246 7236
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Dentons

Work Department

Public sector.

Position


Mark is a senior member of the procurement and public law team. Mark has extensive experience of public sector and utilities procurement having worked for various government departments, as well as in local government. He has provided procurement advice in the context of high-value transactions in a number of sectors including regeneration projects, defence, IT and telecommunications, as well as rail and transport infrastructure. In addition to procurement expertise, Mark has a strong understanding of public law issues (including FOI and EIR) and frequently advises on complex state aid matters.

Career

Trained Cobbetts, qualified 2003; made partner in 2014 before becoming counsel 2018.

Education

University of Leeds (BA Hons 1998).


London: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Dentons has some long-established local authority clients such as the Greater London Authority, Essex County Council and Transport for London, and has a focus on large-scale regeneration projects. Stephen Ashworth is valued for providing 'a comprehensive service' and other key team members specialise in real estate (Virginia Glastonbury) and strategic acquisitions and disposals as part of redevelopment projects (Roland Gray). Bryan Johnstone handles real estate disputes and counsel Mark Bassett is a lead on public procurement work.

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