Erika Clarke

Erika Clarke

Legal Director
  • Experience
    • Erika joined Birketts in 2008. She is the head of our public sector team.

      Erika is a commercial lawyer with a particular specialism in public procurement, major projects (including accommodation based PPPs and ICT procurements), outsourcings, joint ventures and significant commercial contracts across a range of sectors. She has acted for central government departments and agencies, regional development agencies, commissioners and providers in the NHS (including PCTs, acute trusts, mental health trusts and primary care providers), local authorities, HE and FE institutions and schools. Erika has also acted for private sector and third sector consortia bidding for major projects.

      Erika is based at our Norwich office.

  • More information
    • Erika has spoken at conferences in the UK and Europe on procurement law and social infrastructure PPP projects. In the past she has been a member of the council of a University in the Eastern region and was seconded to the in-house team of a major energy company.

      "‘Knowledgeable, tenacious’ projects expert" Erika is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2016]. Erika, and colleagues James Hall and Stuart Jones are "very competent and understand the [Charities] sector well." In earlier editions clients say she "shows great attention to detail" and describe her as "very helpful and attentive." She is also recognised for her "all-round excellent" expertise in the health sector and is recommended for her education practice where her team is described as "responsive and understands the needs of clients."

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      Recommended Legal 500 2016