Top 10 public sector suppliers win £600m worth of work

Extracts from an article by Monidipa Fouzder, Reporter at The Law Society Gazette.

"The government's top 10 legal services suppliers secured public sector awards and frameworks worth £600m in 2017, according to a new ranking. Data provider Tussell points out that further work will soon be up for grabs, with 211 legal services awards and frameworks worth £482m across the wider public sector due to expire over the next two years.

DAC Beachcroft comes top of Tussell's index, winning an estimated £138m in awards and frameworks. Weightmans comes second, with £83m, followed by Browne Jacobson (£48m), Cornerstone Barristers (60m), Bevan Brittan (£57m), Hill Dickinson (£48m), Kennedys Law (£47m), Mills & Reeve (£44m), Hempsons (£41m) and Bond Dickinson (£38m).

Tussell says the firms' success can be partly attributed to a £480m framework issued by NHS Resolution (formerly the NHS Litigation Authority) in May last year. Eight firms are listed on the framework to provide advice and services to NHS organisations over the next four years."

Read the full article on the Law Society Gazette's website.

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