Practice

Public Procurement

Bridging Legal Gaps

DPC has a team of lawyers dedicated to advising clients on the legal aspects of public procurement matters in Bulgaria. Our team is focused on your objectives and on successfully navigating procurement challenges, tender documentation and agreement execution. Major construction companies, service providers, telecommunications operators, IT companies, pharma companies and medical products suppliers trust their public procurement matters to DPC.

Key contacts

  • Assistance in all stages of the tender
  • Preparation of tender offer and documentation
  • Review of public procurement contracts
  • Advising bidders in cross border public tenders
  • Project management and monitoring of procurement contracts
  • Advising bidders in case of violations of the tender procedure
  • Public procurement litigation
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Navigating Challenges

Our team is experienced in advising on all perspectives of the procurement process. From private companies competing for contract awards to public authorities which are looking for strategic partners, our team has the experience to address all aspects of the procurement process.

We assist clients with every stage of the tendering process, including drafting documentation, bid evaluation, negotiating, awarding and project execution.Our public procurement litigation team provides full legal assistance in all stages of possible challenges of a public procurement procedure.

Work highlights

C.M.C. di Ravenna  - full legal assistance to the contractor of EUR 65M project for construction of a section of Maritsa highway

Manchester Airport Group - legal advice to the lenders of the bidder in the EUR 3,5 billion concession of Sofia Airport. Work included review and proposed amendments to the tender documentation and concession agreement, as well as legal opinions on some specifics of the Bulgarian legislation

DPC’s experts developed jointly with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) guidelines and additional paper policies for implementation of the public procurement legislation in Bulgaria

Seeing All Sides

We offer commercial, balanced and strategic procurement advice that is in line with local legislation and practice. Our strong domestic and European expertise gives us the breadth of insight to address procurement law issues, while simultaneously addressing their corporate implications to ensure minimum risk in the execution phase of the agreement.

Work highlights

Trakcja PRKiI S.A. - advising the leading Polish constructor in a EUR 100M public procurement procedure for design, construction and rehabilitation of railway infrastructure, Bulgarian part of the Pan-European transport scheme

AstaldiS.p.A. - exclusive legal and tax advisor to the third biggest Italian constructing company in EUR 165M railway infrastructure project

Rizzanide Eccher S.p.a. - complex legal advice in a multimillion public procurement procedure for design and construction of railway infrastructure, including structuring of project joint venture, preparation of tender documentation and representation in appealing the contractor’s decision

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