Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.’s in-depth knowledge of the legal intricacies of public procurement in Bulgaria is based on extensive experience in advising clients participating in public procurement procedures.
The expertise of Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.’s lawyers stands on a solid foundation of consulting commercial entities in the preparation of tender offers ensuring the specific requirements of procurement procedures are met as well as on a highly successful involvement in procedures for appealing actions of contracting authorities before the Bulgarian Commission on Protection of Competition and the Supreme Administrative Court. The firms’ practice focuses on providing clients with clearly structured advice to guide them through all stages of the complicated process of having the procurement contract awarded. Naturally, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. also consults clients with respect to their relations with contracting authorities after the awarding of a procurement contract.
Major telecommunications operators, ICT producers, construction and pharmaceutical companies, medical products suppliers, software developers, have entrusted all their public procurement matters to Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.
In 2008–2010 Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.’s Public Procurements team successfully advised and represented one of the world’s leading producers of mobile communication technologies in obtaining two complex multi-million euro public procurement contracts co-funded by the Bulgarian Government and the European Union. The contracts were awarded after complex and multistage bids which went through complicated appealing procedures before the Commission on Protection of Competition and the Supreme Administrative Court.
In 2011 Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. assisted a major manufacturer of equipment and components for railway systems in preparing the tender documentation for a public procurement procedure of Sofia Metropoliten for delivery and maintenance of metro carriages.