Howes Percival have been appointed for the Government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Full Service panel for England and Wales inside of a joint bid with law practice Sharpe Pritchard and held by PwC and Capital Law.
The Full Service panel covers a broad collection of legal services including commercial, corporate, property and construction, IT, data protection, litigation and public procurement and could be utilized by the ‘wider public sector’, including health, education, local and regional government, emergency services and third sector and social housing organisations.
The appointment may be for Three years, using the substitute for extend. The estimated total property value the panel is £130 million.
The win follows the firm’s success last year in being appointed, in consortium with PwC, Holman Fenwick Willan and Sharpe Pritchard, as a Tier 1 supplier to CCS’s General Legal counsel Services panel, used by all UK central government ministerial and non-ministerial departments.
Tessa Haskey, Howes Percival’s Chairman, commented: “This is fantastic news and recognises our long reputation delivering for Gov departments and also the public sector. Government is often a main sector for people like us plus a growing part of our business.
“A lot we have strengthened our regional offering, purchased new offices and broadened our expertise. This appointment will bring on more public sector opportunities for all of us around the world and let us to create on our excellent working relationship with this consortium Members.”