Pokorný, Wagner & Partners, s.r.o., Attorneys-at-Law

Public Procurement, Competition and Public Aid

Our law office provides comprehensive legal services in public procurement, competition and public aid both under Czech and Community law. The legal specialists of our office possess long-term experience in this field and in many cases have successfully represented clients in proceedings before the Office for the Protection of Competition, the European Commission, and administrative courts.

Our lawyers also engage in a number of other specialised activities in this field, including long-term involvement in the Board of Appeals of the Office for the Protection of Competition or regularly publishing specialised articles in renowned journals. Thanks to the quality of our long-term work in this field, we have won recognition not only from our satisfied clients, but also from our colleagues and the professional public. Our services in this field mainly include the following:

  • Public procurement
    • Contract-awarding authorities – provision of legal advice for the selection of the most appropriate and most effective type of procurement proceeding, explanation of exemptions from the regulation of public contracts, preparation of contract-awarding conditions, assistance throughout the course of procurement proceedings (assessment of the fulfilment of qualifications, evaluation of bids, clarification of bids, negotiations on bids, preparation of all protocols and formal outputs of the procurement procedure), settlement of objections made by tenderers and representing the contract-awarding authority before the Office for the Protection of Competition and/or the administrative courts
    • Tenderers – provision of legal advice for the processing of bids, legal advice and representing the tenderers in objection proceedings, or for motions to review the contract-awarding authority’s terms and conditions held before the Office for the Protection of Competition or administrative courts
  • Concentration of competitors – provision of legal advice and representation in proceedings held before the Office for the Protection of Competition and before the European Commission
  • Agreements distorting competition and misuse of a dominant position – preparation of analyses, provision of legal advice and representation in proceedings held before the Office for the Protection of Competition and before the European Commission
  • Public aid – analyses of compatibility of contemplated or provided public aid with EU legislation, legal aid provided during representation before the Office for the Protection of Competition and before the European Commission