Public Procurement

The legal framework of the Public Procurement Act has been dynamically evolving in the recent years, modified by the European Union (EU) regulations. It has been achieved alignment of the Bulgarian legislation according to the EU directives limitations as well as the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Communities.

The team of Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Law Offices provides highly professional legal advice and representation regarding the proper interpretation and implementation of the Public Procurement Act and the secondary legislation for its implementation.

Our law firm has significant expertise in the field, which is a key factor for providing accurate consultations tailored to the specifics of different business sectors.

Experience:

Thales, Austria – Georgiev, Todorov & Co provided consultancy to one of the major European companies in railroad infrastructure when preparing their bid to participate in a tender opened by the Bulgarian government for modernization of Plovdiv-Burgas railway.

Transstroi Bourgas – procedural representation against Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works concerning illegal termination of public procurement contracts for fortification of landfalls on the coast at the amount of appr. BGN 55 mln.

ERICH UTSCH AG – Georgiev, Todorov & Co. has advised the world leader in license plates production, traffic control technologies and securities – ERICH UTSCH AG. The firm has consulted Erich Utsch AG through the entire public procurement procedure of winning a tender in Bulgaria including the related competition law issues before all authorities on a local and EU level. ERICH UTSCH AG has won the tender with a decision of the contracting authority in December 2013. Georgiev, Todorov & Co. has also represented the company in a case where it filed a complaint before the European Commission for violations of the public procurement legislation in Bulgaria, core competition law principles and the Treaties by an unfair competitor.

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