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Bridgette Wilcox, Partner

Bridgette Wilcox


Head of Public Sector

Practice areas

  • Central government
  • Commercial agreements
  • Commercial and IT
  • Competition, EU and Trade
  • Local government
  • Procurement strategies
  • Public procurement
  • Transport

Practice notes

Brexit and the legal implications for businesses

Bridgette is Head of Eversheds Sutherland’s Public Sector having advised in the sector for over 20 years. Bridgette is an Acritas Star Independently Rated Lawyer.

Bridgette's practice areas are procurement and State aid. Both are operated by dedicated teams specialising in the areas and work across Europe.

Bridgette's procurement experience includes advising on procurement strategies, documentation and evaluation aspects of major procurements and advice on procurement challenges. Bridgette advises on State aid compliance, notifications and challenges. Bridgette’s clients include Central Governments along with their agencies and sponsored bodies, local government, health, education, utilities, registered social landlords, charities and the private sector.

Bridgette has a keen interest in diversity and is Eversheds Sutherland’s Partner Sponsor for Disability and a member of the firm’s steering committee for Well Being. Bridgette mentors students on the Eversheds Sutherland’s Unlocked Programme, designed to give young people from ‘disadvantaged' backgrounds the support to successfully apply to university and understand what they need to do to secure a training contract at a law firm like Eversheds Sutherland.


The impact of Brexit will not be the same for all businesses. Our Brexit lawyers are working with a number of clients to help them with Brexit planning. We are helping them take steps to put themselves in the best possible position. For some clients, we have analysed the implications of Brexit on their business based on the different potential models of Brexit. We would be happy to discuss the potential implications of Brexit for your business too.

Contact Bridgette for more information on how Brexit may affect your business.

View our Brexit hub for our full range of Brexit resources.


Bridgette has recently contributed to new procurement and state aid law videos on how our procurement and state aid legal team can help you.
View the videos below

Procurement & State Aid, How can we help you?

Procurement & State Aid, Why work with Eversheds?

Procurement & State Aid, Our experience




Eversheds recognised as Commercial Team of the year at the British Legal awards

Bridgette appears in the Seventh Edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom for her work in Competition Law.


Visit our Brexit Legal Advice Hub for in-house lawyers