CMS: Leading public procurement lawyers
Quality criteria for the provision of public works, supplies and services are increasingly set by professional purchasers working for contracting authorities who are subject to public procurement law. The framework conditions and regulations in public procurement are highly complex.
Comprehensive legal advice is essential in order to keep abreast of the frequent changes to public procurement law, as laid down in the new Federal Public Procurement Act 2018. As an international law firm, we support both contracting authorities and bidders in national and international tendering procedures.
Take advantage of our public procurement lawyers’ many years’ experience gained in numerous public procurement proceedings, especially in the following industries/areas:
• Infrastructure and construction,
• Public health,
• PPP and privatizations,
• Energy and climate change and
• Environment and waste management.
Sector-oriented advice on international and European public procurement law
CMS has over 150 public procurement experts in 40 jurisdictions and 55 locations worldwide, giving it an exceptional reach and capacity in both European public procurement law and international law. This enables us to support your participation in public procurement procedures in a wide range of jurisdictions.
Our lawyers for public procurement law have cross-sector expertise. A broadly diversified approach enables us to answer all public procurement law questions, such as:
• Establishment and function of bidding consortia,
• Protection of confidential information,
• Practices restricting competition,
• Selection and evaluation criteria,
• Specific rules concerning framework agreements and framework contracts,
• Concession contracts,
• Complex PPP projects,
• Follow-up orders,
• Modifying concluded contracts,
• Legal disputes related to tendering, and
• Review and court proceedings.
Comprehensive expertise in the diverse legal issues surrounding public procurement law
If required, our CMS consultants can also assist you with questions regarding state aid or the legal framework for public accounting and public debt as well as other regulatory aspects. In doing so, we will seek the best possible approach to differently regulated public procurement procedures and represent you before the national and European authorities and courts.
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