Public Procurement Research Group

Susie Smith



Susie Smith has worked for many years in private practice and local government as a lawyer, specialising in commercial, tendering and procurement work with a particular focus on EU procurement issues. She was a Partner at Bevan Brittan LLP for 10 years where she was Head of the Procurement, Competition and State Aid team and spent three years as head of the Commercial Department. Since 2008 Susie she has worked as legal consultant for Bevan Brittan and spends the rest of her time working as a freelance procurement consultant and trainer.  She provides practical procurement advice and training to both public and private sector clients in the European Union and further afield.  She has advised on numerous complex Private Finance Initiative, Public Private Partnership projects and regeneration schemes. She works with a range of stakeholders including public and non profit making bodies such as government departments, local authorities, regional development agencies and the National Health Service as well as private sector providers. For many years she has provided seminars to full-time students taking procurement modules in the School of Law at both postgraduate and undergraduate level, and now also contributes practical case-study based sessions to the School’s part-time Executive Programme on Public Procurement Law and Policy.



Public Procurement Research Group

School of Law
Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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