Areas of Practice

Public Procurement, Concessions, Anti–Corruption

We assist Italian and foreign contractors and private operators, for all topics concerning public procurement and concessions. Our specialist advice relates to the tender preparation,as well as adjudication activities and contract management.

We provide public and private customers with guidelines on the interpretation and correct implementation of the rules for awarding contracts of public works, supplies and services.

We also assist in the drafting of statements and bid documentation, establishment of temporary group of companies and associations, also using reliance and sub-contracting mechanisms.

We represent clients before any Courts and arbitration panels, for disputes arising from the bid participation or the contract performance stages.

Our support is extended to the performance of public works and concessions on issues related to reserves, subcontracting, works suspension, penalties and termination with damage.

Consultancy for Contractors and Individuals
We provide advice and assistance at every stage of public procurement and concessions, covering the procedure of contract awarding and the performance stage.

Disputes and Litigation
We represent the client at every stage and level of disputes on public procurement and litigation before all administrative and judicial authorities, including regulatory bodies and arbitration. We render assistance to private Italian and foreign companies which act as bidders in public tenders, in any actions taken by contractors within procurement procedures (awards, exclusions, admissions of competitors, etc.). We assist public and public-private individuals involved in procurement contracts in any legal action brought by the bidders and in proceedings before the competent independent authorities (AGCM and ANAC). We represent the client in disputes relating to the perfomance stage of public contracts.

Anac and Anti–Corruption
We provide broad assistance in anti-corruption issues, supporting our clients in any relationship with the National Anti-Corruption Authority (ANAC), ranging from the issue of legal opinions on pre-litigation topics to the support on proceedings imposing fines in connection with alleged irregularities in public tenders.