Managing Legal Risks in the Procurement Process

Thursday, 28 March 2024

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Anubhav Madan, Head of Procurement, Local Government Procurement

Managing Legal Risks in the Procurement Process


  • Understanding procurement and the procurement process
  • What is the process contract
  • Other legal issues and risks in the procurement process
  • Post tender notifications, publication, briefings, FOI and discovery
  • Statutory and other challenge rights
  • War stories

Presented by Scott Alden, Partner, Mills Oakley


Scott Alden, Partner, Mills Oakley
Scott Alden is a partner at Mills Oakley. Scott has been working in the areas of major projects and infrastructure for over 20 years and is a recognised specialist in these areas as well as the sectors of Government, Water, Defence, Ports, and Housing. Scott is known for providing legal advice with pragmatism and commerciality to ensure that the advice is relevant to the project and parties to the transaction. Scott has been at the forefront of advising on the recent legislation regarding small business and modern slavery advising both government and private sector on the implications and compliance issues arising out of these new legislative regimes. Scott is an accredited expert in the areas of Government and Administrative Law as well as the author and lecturer of two Masters of Laws programs

Anubhav Madan, Head of Procurement, Local Government Procurement
Anubhav joined Local Government Procurement in November 2020, having spent about the last 10 years providing procurement consulting services to both private and public sector organisations. In his last role in NSW Procurement within NSW Treasury, he was focused on architecting and supporting state-wide procurement reform initiatives that support and deliver election commitments, while creating value in professional services by architecting the Business Advisory Services (BAS) standard commercial framework and improving procurement operations for professional services across the state. Prior to that, Anubhav has been focused on architecting and driving procurement transformation initiatives to improve procurement value, capability and profile across various public and private sector organisations since 2004 across Asia, USA and Australia. With a degree in Computer Engineering from Singapore, and trained in Entrepreneurship from Stanford, he also has an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) and is an alumnus of London Business School (LBS). Most recently he has attained an MCIPS status. In this role as the Head of Procurement, he and his team support in excess of $800M in spend under contract working with over 900 suppliers supporting the NSW Local Government sector. His focus is on optimising contracts, compliance and overall procurement activity within the Local Government sector to provide greater value to both buyers and suppliers in the sector.


Managing Legal Risks in the Procurement Process


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