Rhiannon is a Senior Associate in our Construction, Energy and Projects team. She predominantly advises on procurement, commercial, state aid and public funding matters.
Rhiannon undertakes significant and complex legal work, having spent the last 18 months in the prestigious role of Specialist Legal Adviser to the Counsel General and Brexit Minister of the Welsh Government. The Counsel General carries out a similar role to the UK Government’s Attorney General. She is recognised by Legal 500 for being a Next Generation Lawyer for public sector work.
Rhiannon’s procurement expertise ranges from large scale and complex projects to the provision of ad hoc procurement advice. She supports clients bidding for public contracts and those seeking to award such contracts, ensuring procurement processes are legally compliant, enhance interest and competition in the contract opportunity, and are delivered within the relevant timescales and budget. Rhiannon also advises on state aid and funding matters.
Rhiannon delivers external training on a variety of topics, including procurement, collaborative working and agreements for joint working. Organisations Rhiannon has delivered seminars for includes the Higher Education Procurement Association, the Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales.
Rhiannon is a trustee of toogoodtowaste, a charity that aims to reduce waste and alleviate poverty, and is the vice-chair of the charity’s finance sub-committee.
Bath and North East Somerset Council have been working with Rhiannon and Capital Law on recent contract and procurement advice. Rhiannon has always acting in a professional manner, providing realistic timescales for work and assisting promptly where information has been time critical. Rhiannon is keen to ensure she fully understands your requirements before providing advice and all final advice is provided in writing. We have found Capital Law provide flexibility as they have staff available in all fields such as property and employment that we have been able to draw on for advice quickly and easily when required for areas that have come up during our contract work.
Sarah Alder, Team Manager – Strategy and Contracts, Bath and North East Somerset Council
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