Rollits chosen for elite education sector legal panel
Rollits has been chosen byCrescent Purchasing Consortium to join its elite panel for legalservices. Crescent, also known as CPC, is owned by theFurther Education sector and as such is dedicated to ensuring thatits members have access to the highest quality suppliers withproven expertise.
The panel, which is to operateunder a framework agreement for at least three years, has beenconstituted to be compliant with procurement legislation and allowsfor members to engage suppliers on the panel directly or pursuantto a mini-competition. In addition to being available to allcolleges in the country, the panel is available to otherorganisations such as academies and all members of the NorthEastern Universities Purchasing Consortium.
Commenting on Rollits'appointment Tom Morrison, Partner and Head of our Education Team,said:
"We are immensely proud tohave been chosen by CPC to join its panel following what was arigorous and highly competitive tender process. We have beenchosen as one of the top five firms in both Yorkshire & Humberand the North East. CPC's confidence in us is testament tothe hard work and dedication of our Education Team, but moreimportantly it is a recognition that we are fortunate to work withfantastic clients in the sector. As part of the tenderprocess we had to demonstrate our track record in the sector and wewere only able to do that by virtue of the exciting work that weget to do with our clients. We are extremely grateful fortheir support.
"This year has been anexciting time for Rollits in the sector, as we continue to workclosely with a range of education providers and being recognised byindependent bodies such as CPC, Legal 500 (which has rated Rollitsfor its expertise in the sector for the fourth year running) andWestlaw (which has asked Rollits to become the authors for severalchapters on education law in one of its key legalpublications)."
Neale Walker, SpecialistContracts and Procurement Officer at CPC said:
"We are pleased to welcomeRollits to our panel of suppliers. CPC offers educationproviders a guaranteed way of complying with EU and UK procurementlegislation by putting in place panels formed from suppliers whohave undergone our competitive tendering processes. Becausewe are owned by and dedicated to the education sector, weunderstand its needs and exist solely to ensure that the sectorgets the level of service it deserves. Other panels includeinsurance, audit and property valuation."
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