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Sefton Council announces new tender

HOUSING MARKET RENEWAL INITIATIVE ADVISERSSefton Metropolitan Borough Council is conducting a competitive tender to appoint legal advisers in connection with ongoing work relating to its Housing Market Renewal Initiative (HMRI), involving CPO, acquisitions and disposals advice. First Law has been ...

Purchasing Power

Why cash-conscious companies are turning to procurment teamsCost-conscious companies are using procurement departments to seek value-for-money legal advice. Could this threaten long-standing relationships with firms? Lucy Trevelyan reportsA quiet, but nonetheless radical, revolution is unfolding in the way companies are ...

First Law Accreditation Scheme targets Olympics to revolutionise legal tenders

The City of Stoke-on-Trent has just completed a legal tender exercise using First Law’s database of information on law firms, while at the same time adopting a standard public tender process. Stoke-on-Trent issued a tender notice in the Law Society ...

The Story of First Law

The story of First Law The idea behind First Law was simple and grew in my mind as I went about my everyday practice back in the late 1990s. As a commercial property lawyer working in the City during the ...

City of Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent City Council intends to outsource more legal work to private practice and is undertaking a tender exercise to appoint a panel of law firms to service its future requirements on a call-off basis. First Law has been appointed to ...