NATS (Services) Ltd v Gatwick Airport Ltd

Public Procurement – Public services contracts. The proceedings concerned a procurement for the provision of air traffic control services at Gatwick airport. A dispute arose as to the claimant company's tender. The Technology and Construction Court held that, among other things, the applicable test in the circumstances was that laid down in the case of American Cyanamid Co v Ethicon Ltd [1975] 1 All ER 504 , and that, in the circumstances, it would not be appropriate to lift an automatic suspensions provision preventing the defendant from entering into contracts with the successful tenderer.

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