FOI release

Procurement of legal services

Further information about the procurement of legal services on the back of a response from the Defra Helpline sent on 24 March 2014.


Response to FOI request for further information about procurement of legal services.

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Legal Services FOI: Defra internal guidelines on procurement of legal services above £1,000; circumstances in which Defra would consider single tender action to be justified; and whether the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) would need to clear with Defra if it proposed to employ single tender action to appoint a firm of solicitors.

Published 18 June 2014