Our People Duncan Osler


Duncan is excellent to work with. As well as bringing authority and knowledge to matters, his personal touch gives clients confidence.


Duncan has extensive experience in advising on public procurement and regulatory compliance, public sector governance and best value requirements, alternative business models, outsourcing and state aid/subsidy control matters.

He also advises on all types of major procurements, including hub, NPD/PPP/PFI and construction projects, public procurement law and public law compliance. He works for a wide range of public sector bodies, including central government, local authorities and NHS Boards.

Duncan is accredited by The Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Public Procurement Law and chairs the Law Society’s panel for the accreditation of solicitors as Public Procurement Law Specialists.

He is also Chair of the Procurement Lawyers Association and a member of the Policy Committee of the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI).

Duncan is ranked for Local Government and Public Procurement in the 2023 edition of Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession.

  • Legal Expertise
  • Major Projects & Infrastructure
  • Procurement
  • parliamentary
  • local government
  • inward investment
  • state aid