Public Procurement Law

ZWIPF ROSENHAGEN RECHTSANWÄLTE advise companies and public contractors in all matters relating to German and European public procurement law and support their clients in the various stages of a competitive tendering procedure. We advise public contractors in the implementation of the competitive tendering procedure including the drafting of all documents required to this end (e.g. contract notice, award documents and award documentation). We support bidders in the potential formation of a bidding consortium and in drafting the bidding documents. We attend to our clients in bidder meetings and contract negotiations and represent them in allocation review proceedings in public procurement complaint boards and courts as well as in allocation complaints in the European Commission.

Our services include, in particular:

  • Counselling of bidders/applicants and contractors
  • Inclusion of subcontractors and bidding consortiums
  • Support in applications and the preparation of offers
  • Formal final examination of applications and offers
  • Tactical advice for the perpetuation of rights to raise objections
  • Strategies in case of incorrect award documents or irregularities in award proceedings
  • Assertion of awarding reprimands associated with proceedings
  • Introduction of awarding re-examination proceedings
  • Assertion of – minor and major – claims for damages
  • Supplementary request management

In particular: Counselling of contracting authorities/contracting entities

  • Conception of award procedures, awarding strategies und matrices
  • Conception of a contractor-specific form management
  • Support of the engineers involved in a project
  • Assistance in the drafting of the award documents including the award publication
  • Counselling in matters of bidder requests and bidder objections
  • Support in the examination and evaluation of applications and offers
  • Organisation of and support in introductory meetings and negotiations
  • Documentation of the award procedure (assignment notes)
  • Advice and representation in objection and complaints procedures

In particular: training services

  • In-house training of the applicants and bidders or engineering offices
  • Lectures on public procurement law relating to selected issues of public procurement law
  • Workshops in companies for a successful allocation management