Areas of Practice

Public Procurement Advisory & Contract Service

Our firm has a dedicated and experienced public procurement team handling pre-tender reviews of tender documents and relevant contracts both in the pre-awarding (tendering) phase as well as the litigation stage before the Tender Review Authority and/or the Supreme and Administrative Court. Our firm’s track record includes advising, amongst others, construction companies established in Cyprus, involved in public procurement tenders and representation of clients before public authorities / review tribunals and assessment of public contracts and tender submissions.

To date the firm has provided legal advice in relation to projects cumulatively exceeding EUR 300 million in value.

Public Procurement Compliance Training Services

As part of our legal services, we can undertake, in collaboration with the client and its compliance / tender submission departments to deliver trainings to stuff, highlighting key matters to note when submitting tender proposals. Such trainings are offered as part of our offering package to clients and can result to more efficient and correct tender submission, bringing increased tender successes.

Public Procurement Disputes

We have a dedicated team of advocates advising on numerous public procurement cases, including disputes before the Tender Review Authority, the Administrative Court and the Supreme Court of Cyprus. Our lawyers have, to date, handled over 100 court cases . We have represented clients from the construction and development sector, clients in the pharmaceutical and medicinal devices industries as well as clients in the waste disposal and waste management services sectors, both in the pre- as well as post-tendering stages, under the EU Public Procurement Rules.

Competition, Merger Control & State Aid

Competition law aims to promote, enhance and maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive practices. The firm has advised and regularly represents notable national and international businesses on anti-trust behaviour, particularly on issues concerning potential abuse of dominant market positions, distribution agreements, block exemptions and other related practices. We have also advised and reviewed vertical and horizontal commercial agreements.

Our team of lawyers includes an expert on national merger control law, with vast experience with national as well as multinational entities, advising on merger control thresholds pertaining to concentrations of undertakings (including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures). Our team undertakes the  and preparation, drafting and filing of notifications of proposed concentrations of major importance before the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition to secure the requisite clearances and approvals required for a potential transaction.

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