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Public Procurement


Having been based in the region for many years, CMS has a detailed understanding of the procurement rules and regulations applicable in the Sultanate of Oman. Our highly skilled lawyers can guide you through the public procurement process and advise you how your business may be affected by the public tenders law. We can guide you through complex public tender issues, from the formation and building of bidding consortia, concession contracts and sophisticated PPP projects, through to compliance, investigations and procurement-related disputes and litigation.

Contracting authorities and bidders in local and international procurement procedures, need to rely on legal advice informed by extensive experience on both sides of the process and a deep understanding of how procurement regulates your plans.

In the Middle East and across CMS, our specialists have long-standing sector-expertise across core industries including projects, construction, infrastructure, leisure, hotels and hospitality, transport, and technology, media and communications. This approach means we can resolve your complex public tender issues, including formation and building of bidding consortia, protection of confidential information, anti-trust matters, evaluations, specific rules around framework agreements, concession contracts and complex PPP projects. Further, we can assist regarding feedback and debriefing and how to approach different regulated tender procedures.

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High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment in Hun­gary
Funk­werk AG on the suc­cess­ful rep­res­ent­a­tion of the cli­ent be­fore the Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment Dis­pute Board, as a res­ult of which the cli­ent was able to tender in a high value pub­lic pro­cure­ment, after its ap­plic­a­tion was deemed un­law­fully in­val­id.Roche - a long­stand­ing co­oper­a­tion with the Dia­gnostics di­vi­sion, daily as­sist­ance in vari­ous tender pro­ced­ures re­lated to med­ic­al devices, provid­ing com­plex leg­al ser­vices in­clud­ing pub­lic pro­cure­ment, com­pet­i­tion, reg­u­lat­ory and data pri­vacy is­sues.Tel­en­or Satel­lite Broad­cast­ing on a EUR 10m pub­lic pro­cure­ment dis­pute and pro­ced­ure be­fore the PP­DB and the re­lated in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion pro­ceed­ings.Er­ste Bank Hun­gary on the com­plex re­view of cer­tain PPP pro­jects in­clud­ing nu­mer­ous pub­lic pro­cure­ment agree­ments, ana­lys­ing vari­ous pub­lic pro­cure­ment is­sues aris­en on the bid­der side.Scheidt & Bach­mann on a com­plex amend­ment of a con­tract con­cluded as a res­ult of a pub­lic pro­cure­ment pro­ced­ure launched by MÁV (Hun­gari­an Rail­way). Suc­cess­ful rep­res­ent­a­tion of the cli­ent in ne­go­ti­ations with the Hun­gari­an Rail­way, reach­ing agree­ment with the con­tract­ing au­thor­ity.


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1 February 2018
CMS in the MENA Re­gion
04 May 2020
In­ter­na­tion­al Law in times of crisis: COV­ID-19 and For­eign In­vest­ments
As the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic con­tin­ues to un­ravel without re­gard to na­tion­al bor­ders, coun­tries around the world are faced with both pub­lic health and eco­nom­ic is­sues on a scale not pre­vi­ously seen. In this...
21 April 2020
Oman re­sponds to COV­ID-19 with eco­nom­ic stim­u­lus pack­age to bol­ster the...
Cor­rect as of 9am, 19th April. This art­icle is not be­ing main­tained. On 15th April 2020 the Su­preme Com­mit­tee for Cov­id-19 in the Sul­tan­ate of Oman is­sued a state­ment in re­la­tion to a com­pre­hens­ive eco­nom­ic...