Andrew Carter qualified as a solicitor 2015 in England and Wales, and is an associate in Addleshaw Goddard’s commercial and procurement team. He advises contracting authorities, utilities and private sector bodies on procurements subject to EU and UK procurement law, from determining whether the regulations apply through to contract award. As well as advising on procurement law, he advises clients on the negotiation and drafting of contractual terms. He has advised contracting authorities and utilities on a number of complex procurement procedures, including drafting invitations to tender, drafting evaluation methodologies and drafting award decision notices. In addition, he has advised on responding to letters before claim from unsuccessful tenderers.

Mr Carter’s recent experience includes advising the Department for Transport on the West Coast rail franchise and advising a university on structuring the procurement of a creative arts centre.