Mr Davey specialises in procurement and commercial law.
First ranked in Chambers UK for procurement law, Jonathan frequently advises a variety of public bodies as well as significant private sector clients on procurement law and commercial matters. Chambers’ directory describes him as ‘very much at the forefront of the procurement circuit’ having noted previously that ‘his advice is excellent, particularly in minimising risk’ and that ‘[h]e has a great grasp of the rules and gives solid commercial advice’.
He was founder of and first chair of the Procurement Lawyers’ Association, and speaks and writes widely on procurement and commercial law topics in the UK 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 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.