Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that it advised Serco Group plc (Serco) in its recent selection by the Department of Trade and Industry as preferred bidder for the operation of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL). The new ten-year contract is valued at approximately £500 million to Serco over this period.
Serco, as an incumbent contractor, has managed NPL since 1995 and will continue to work on NPL’s development as a world leader in measurement science.
“It is a honor to have represented Serco on this important and prestigious project” said Anthony Fine, Kilpatrick Stockton Projects Group Chair. “This is just another example of outstanding work by the firm’s Projects Group.”
Anthony Fine lead the Kilpatrick Stockton team of Susan Breen, Dean Harper, Vishvas Kanji, Mark Johnstone, Simela Karasavidis, Justin Costley and Charles de Fleurieu.
The London based Kilpatrick Stockton Projects Group has advised clients on deals worth more than £1 billion in 2003. The team has recently been augmented by Simon Hunter (Construction) who joined from Simmons and Simmons and Nikki Robinson (Project Finance) who joined from Linklaters.
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