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Public procurement law

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH provides a comprehensive range of legal support services in the field of national and international public procurement. Our national team of specialist lawyers provide a range of advisory services to public authorities and bidders in the public procurement process covering all aspects of public procurement law vis-à-vis the law on public services and authorities, European law (particularly government aid law) and public economic law.

Comprehensive legal support in public procurement processes in diverse sectors (e.g.  sewage disposal, construction, energy, IT) is an aspect of our day-to-day business. Our public procurement clients include public authorities and public-sector enterprises, as well as medium-sized and large-scale commercial enterprises.

Public sector advisory services

  • Structuring of the public procurement process
    - Clarification of issues in advance, e.g. mandatory tender requirement/ selection process
    - Preparation of flow charts
    - Design of hiring documents
  • Drafting of procedure letters
    - Development of evaluation models
    - Drafting of sector-specific contracts
  • On-going advice in public procurement procedures
    - Processing of bidder queries and complaints
    - Coordination of the entire public procurement process in the relevant panels
  • Bid evaluation
    - Support in bid evaluation
    - Advice on the exclusion of bidders
    - Provision of contract awarding proposals
  • Final negotiations/contract conclusion
    - Contract negotiations
    - Tender documentation

 Restructuring of public sector enterprises

  • Advice in connection with European Court of Justice decisions on in-house transactions
  • Development of public procurement law-neutral models for the performance of services in municipal corporations

 Advisory services to companies in public procurement processes

  • Legal and strategic support throughout the public procurement process
  • Inspection of hiring documents
  • Preparation of letters of complaint
  • Support in contractual negotiations
  • Advice on drafting quotations, particularly with regard to the evaluation criteria specified by the principal

 Legal protection

  • Implementation of judicial remedy proceedings at the public procurement chamber and the regional appeal court
  • Representation at the European Court of Justice
  • Representation at courts of law


Ulf-Dieter Pape, Partner
Phone +49 511 5458 17627

Public procurement law