Contract award procedures constitute particular challenges for both the contracting authorities and the tendering companies. The legal principles of procurement are structurally and substantively complex, subject to continual change by legislative bodies and, to a large extent, characterized by the seemingly unpredictable individual case judicature of courts and tribunals. The KNH team has enormous tried-and-tested experience in accompanying complex and large-volume procurement proceedings in the fields of construction, supply, and services.

We can therefore support tenderers in navigating ambiguous or unlawful requirements in tender documents, drafting formal and substantively solid tenders, responding to any requests for clarification, participating in tender discussions, and enforcing their rights in the framework of fair and transparent competition.

As you would expect, our procurement law activities also include support in redress proceedings below the EU threshold, accompanying review procedures at tribunals at German state or federal level, and accompanying immediate grievance proceedings before the procurement senates of the higher German regional courts.