Public Procurement

We focus on assisting clients in all aspects of public procurement, offering support in each phase of the process itself, including planning, procedural matters, litigation and contract management. As an integral part of our services, we also advise our clients on related areas such as ICT, competition, intellectual property and dispute resolution and regulatory issues. We have broad experience of advising on these matters in the context of corporate restructuring and transactions.

Public contracts are often high-value, long-term projects that are vital to our clients. We are here to ensure the best possible outcome for your organization, whether that means helping you resolve legal issues during the tender process, litigating on your behalf, or supporting you with related contractual, competition or IPR matters.

Our clients turn to us because they need swift, high-end advice on a variety of public procurement matters. We recognize the importance of public contracts to our clients, and we pair our legal expertise with in-depth knowledge from a range of different industries, such as manufacturing, ICT, pharma, energy and transport.

Extremely good across legal and business competencies; the team assists clients with issues across the full public procurement process.

The Legal 500, Public Procurement

As appeals against decisions awarding contracts are common and, in comparison with other types of litigation, the processes move very quickly, it is crucial to have the right team in place: our team. We have the public procurement experience required and will ensure you get the benefit of our top-ranked dispute resolution, TMT, outsourcing and EU & Competition expertise, all in one package and even cross-border, when needed.

Practice-related services
  • Tender drafting and bidding strategy, including assessing invitations to tender, drafting questions to the procuring authority and reviewing the tender to both ensure that all mandatory requirements have been fulfilled and assessing whether the bidding strategy would be successful
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts
  • Administrative appeals and corrections procedures, including requests for injunctions
  • Damages claims
  • Public procurement contract amendments and extensions
  • Public procurement contract dispute resolution
  • Transactions relating to businesses with procurement contracts, including contract reviews, termination risks and transfer of rights.
Recognitions

Roschier’s Public Procurement practice is recognized by leading international independent legal directories, including Chambers Europe and The Legal 500. The firm has also won several prestigious awards, including the following most recent awards:

  • Chambers Europe Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2022;
  • Regi: Law Firm of the Year for Sweden in 2021; and
  • Who’s Who Legal Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2020.

This is what clients say about us:

“We value their ability to deliver according to strategy, and their excellent skills in the domain allow the client to get real value.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Public Procurement

“Ability to align commercial targets with legal perspectives.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, Competition/European Law

“Good competition law practice, hands-on and very clear instructions. Good strategic and practical approach to JV set up.”
– IFLR1000 2020/2021 (31st edition), Project development

“Excellent hard (legal, both theory and practice) and soft (communication, presentation etc) skills. Seamless collaboration between practices. Always available when needed.”
– The Legal 500 2022, EU & Competition

“Always on point and flexible.”
– The Legal 500 2022, EU and Competition

“A team that thinks outside the box in relation to complex matters.”
– The Legal 500 2022, EU and Competition

“A very knowledgeable and experienced team, with deep expertise.”
– The Legal 500 2022, EU and Competition

“The lawyers have a practical, problem-solving approach and are very proactive; they offer follow-ups and send reminders.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Competition/European Law

“Roschier is a leader in this area; it has a big team and significant cases.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Competition/European Law

“They are able to take a very practical approach to problems at hand. Their availability/speedy responses are also much appreciated.”
– The Legal 500 2021, EU & Competition

“High level of professionalism and attitude in everything they do. Communication skills and ability to co-operate are great.”
– The Legal 500 2021, EU & Competition

“Roschier is very efficient in assisting with legal matters involving cross-border elements, as they have the ability to present the matter at hand in a very structured way.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Competition/European Law

“Excellent business and market understanding. Very good service. Knowledgeable.”
– The Legal 500 2021, EU and Competition

“Tactical, practical and fast.”
– The Legal 500 2021, EU and Competition

“Extremely fast response times, is well aware of the practice area and quickly understands the sometimes complex questions.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Public Procurement

“Down to earth and easy to chat with regarding our matters.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Public Procurement

“Friendly with a good know how in the area and always available.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Public Procurement

“Very reliable team providing high-quality advice.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Competition/European Law

“The team is good, knowledgeable, and experienced.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Competition/European Law

“Professional, enthusiastic, proactive as well as responsive in their work.”
– The Legal 500 2020, EU and Competition

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