Jorren Knibbe

Viewing: Technology & Construction for Jorren Knibbe

Jorren is regularly instructed in public procurement disputes in the Technology and Construction Court.
Jorren’s experience includes:
- defending NHS procurement decisions in relation to healthcare services and construction contracts
- challenging a Ministry of Defence award of an engineering services contract
- challenging local authority awards in social care, construction and school catering
- challenging NHS awards in diagnostic services and catering
- challenging a utility company award in relation to pipeline supplies
Jorren also advises on the design and negotiation of public contracts, on the conduct of regulated procurement processes and on amendments to existing contracts. Jorren’s experience includes:
- advising a local authority on variations to the operations and financing of a £500m waste PFI project
- preparing tender procedures and contract documentation for a local authority insurance procurement
- advising on public authority cooperation arrangements in healthcare, software development and tourism promotion
- advising a healthcare managed services provider on amendments to the terms of a framework agreement
Languages
German
Recommendations
Public law - “Recommended for public procurement matters“
Legal 500 2020
Competition law - Particularly active in the fields of state aid and distribution agreements. He also advises on cases concerning merger control. Knibbe represents clients before domestic and European authorities, and often assists clients based in Germany. “He is very approachable and fitted into our team well.“
Chambers UK 2019
Competition law - Particularly active in the fields of state aid and distribution agreements. He also advises on cases concerning merger control and abuse of dominance. Strengths: “He has in-depth knowledge of state aid law and knows how the law applies to the client's project, so he can give helpful advice and guidance.”
Chambers UK 2018
Public law - “A diplomatic barrister with expertise in public law matters.”
Legal 500 2017
Awards
Junior Scarman Prize (City University)
Baron Dr Ver Heyden de Lancey Prize (Middle Temple)
Ede and Ravenscroft Legal Prize
Diplock Scholar (Middle Temple)

Latest News & Publications

In Bechtel v High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd [2021] EWHC 458 (TCC) (4 March), Fraser J rejected a challenge under the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 to HS2’s award of a billion-pound contract for the construction of a new railway station. As part of the decision, the judge found that HS2 had breached its obligation of transparency by failing to keep minutes of a meeting with the leading bidder. But the failure did not lead to the overturning of the award decision....

Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021
No5 is delighted to welcome to our Public Law team Jorren Knibbe...

Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020