News Public sector and local authority Law firms Geldards/Kent venture bags Derbyshire council By The Lawyer 18 July 2010 00:00 17 December 2015 16:09 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 2 August 2010 at 15:33 How did this council procure this provider? Reply Link Anonymous 2 August 2010 at 16:24 Presumably by following their standing orders and the public procurement rules. However, we don’t know what is meant by “signed up its first client” anyway, is Law:Public simply on a new framework or have they been instructed etc? Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.