Dr Sharon Fitzgerald

Sharon is a partner within DLA Piper Scotland's Finance and Projects group who advises on major infrastructure projects, PFI/PPP projects and commercial contracts. Sharon has a particular specialism in transport projects. She also has extensive experience of various aspects of public procurement law (public contracts and utilities) and has advised a number of regulated bodies.

Sharon has a wide variety of construction experience, including drafting and negotiating consultants' appointments and warranties, standard sub-contract terms and conditions, and standard form and bespoke building contracts.

Sharon has advised in respect of a number of successfully closed projects such as:

  • The procurement of the Forth Replacement Crossing (acting for the Scottish Government)
  • The procurement of residual waste services for City of Glasgow Council (acting for the Council), and
  • The procurement of ferry services for the Northern Isles (acting for the successful bidder).

Legal 500 2011 comments that Sharon "offers first-class advice on procurement-related matters".

Practice areas

Qualifications

  • Admitted as a Solicitor with the Law Society of Scotland

Panel

  • Other Publications
  • Q&A Panel

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