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BLG appointed legal adviser to London Universities Purchasing Consortium

  • Press Releases 13 August 2010 13 August 2010

Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP (BLG) has been appointed to the legal panel for the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC).

LUPC is a not-for-profit company set up to maximise value from the procurement of goods and services on behalf of more than 60 members. These are made up of some of the capital’s most prestigious universities, colleges and government agencies, including:

Institute of Cancer Research
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Queen Mary, St Bart’s & Royal London Schools of Medicine & Dentistry
Royal College of Surgeons
School of Pharmacy
St George’s, University of London
The Wellcome Trust

Following a competitive tender process, BLG will advise on medical law, focusing on ethics, bio-ethics, medical malpractice and clinical trials.

Healthcare partner at BLG Claire Petts said: “We are delighted to have been included in LUPC’s framework for legal services. We have extensive experience of advising on all aspects of medical law, from clinical negligence to disciplinary proceedings, and are looking forward to bringing our deep knowledge to bear with some of the biggest names in this sector.”