Craig Griffiths

Partner


+44 (0)7790 551 227
[email protected]

ABOUT
EXPERTISE
WORK

Craig is an experienced commercial and public law lawyer and heads up the commercial team at Acuity.

Prior to joining Acuity, Craig worked within the in-house teams of several local authorities. He has also undertaken a secondment to the Legal Services Department of the Welsh Government, where he advised on a range of devolved matters in the field of local government and community safety.

Craig has substantial experience of a range of commercial matters, and alongside this experience, he advises on public law and governance including procurement, State aid and the powers of public bodies.

  • Commercial contracts
     
  • Projects, including long-term and infrastructure contracts between the public and private sectors
     
  • Procurement law
     
  • State aid
     
  • Public law and governance
     
  • Data protection and information law
  • Advising and negotiating an operation and management contract in relation to an ice arena
     
  • Advising West Sussex County Council on the procurement to appoint a delivery partner for its c. £100million Your Energy Sussex programme involving 15 local authorities working together to improve energy efficiency and promote electricity generation measures, and under which the Council developed a solar farm at Tangmere airfield
     
  • Advising the City of Wolverhampton Council, acting as lead authority, in relation to the establishment of the West Midlands Combined Authority
     
  • Advising the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David on the c. £185million procurement of an alliance partner appointed to support the University in delivering its ambitions for the regeneration of SA1 Swansea Waterfront, and providing ongoing procurement and State aid advice in relation to the University's application for funding from the Swansea Bay City Deal
     
  • Undertaking a governance review for a local authority following the award of a contract on completion of a procurement and reporting on the lawfulness of the actions of the authority
     
  • Supporting Bike Park Wales in relation to its compliance with data protection law