Frameworks - Sarah Hannaford QC, Keating Chambers
How open to challenge - and on what grounds - is the typical framework, e.g. Cabinet Office or NHS Supply Chain, at the stage that it is established/procured?
Transparency - Philip Moser QC, Monckton Chambers
In complex, multi-lot tenders, how do you square the use of technology as an evaluation tool with transparency requirements, (1) pre-tender and (2) post-tender?
Social value - Nigel Giffin QC, 11KBW
Supported by case-law and practical examples, when is it - actually - lawful to introduce social value criteria into a procurement such as climate change, population health and wellbeing?
Exclusion - Fionnuala McCredie QC, Keating Chambers
How do you control - and overcome - the complexities of excluding a bidder from a procurement process on discretionary grounds or for non-compliance, following the rail franchising litigation?
Differential treatment - Fiona Scolding QC, Landmark Chambers
Is there a shift in the wind over the "objective justification" of differential treatment, e.g. use and evaluation of variants, incumbents, presentations, interviews?