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    Expertise

    Public procurement

    Our broadly experienced Van Doorne public procurement team advises and provides assistance in mainly European and national procedures involving procurement law and is often asked to represent the government in court.

    European procurement

    Our Public procurement team advises and provides assistance in mainly European and national procedures involving procurement law. We frequently advise on the Best Value Procurement System. Promoting professionalism in procurement entails a more commercial approach by all parties involved.

    We have broad experience in advising provincial and municipal authorities and other public bodies on contracting issues and assists in procurement procedures, including preparing procurement documents, agreements, concessions for services and work, and structuring both Public-Private and Public-Public Partnerships, including in-house procurement.

    We also provide advice on sustainable procurement; not just in the context of Dutch and European laws, but also in relation to the WTO (World Trade Organisation).

    Representing the government

    In addition to frequently advising in the field of procurement law, we also litigate in procurement disputes on a variety of issues: from cleaning contracts to public transport, and from construction projects to IT services. We are also frequently involved in legal proceedings on sustainability.

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    Recommendations

    "Van Doorne is particularly active in the healthcare and life sciences sectors, where it has an excellent track record in merger control. Its public procurement expertise is another standout feature, while state aid and antitrust litigation are also mainstays of the practice." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, EU and competition