Jonathan Davey specialises in procurement and commercial law. Chambers UK Directory 2022 (which ranks both Jonathan and Addleshaw Goddard in Tier 1 for procurement law UK-wide) quotes a client as saying of Jonathan: ‘Jonathan Davey continues to be a hugely reliable source of expertise on procurement law and delivers his advice with great humour and a wealth of examples of projects he has worked on.’
Jonathan has particular expertise in land development and in conflicts of interest, and frequently advises a variety of public bodies as well as significant private sector clients on procurement law and commercial matters.
He was founder and first chair of the Procurement Lawyers’ Association and speaks and writes widely on procurement and commercial law topics in the United Kingdom and abroad. He won the Who’s Who Legal Global Procurement Lawyer of the Year award in 2014 and 2015, and Government Contracts Lawyer of the Year in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
His experience includes leading the AG team in advising the Danish government on the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel project, a €6 billion, 19 kilometre road and rail tunnel linking Denmark and Germany; advising the Department for Transport on aspects of rail franchising; and advising Parliament on its proposed multibillion-pound refurbishment programme.
The Government Procurement Review provides an annual survey of the most consequential legal developments in government procurement worldwide, and their practical impact on contractors, suppliers and service providers. It offers insightful analysis of the key features of the procurement regime in each jurisdiction, including relevant authorities, bidding procedures and eligibility, award criteria and mechanisms to challenge awards, among other things.