Navigate Public And Private Sector Procurement With Confidence

Buyers and sellers who aren’t informed of their legal rights and obligations when participating in a procurement process run the risk of investing a lot of resources in the process and getting nothing in return.

A seller may lose a contract due to a simple oversight or the use of vague language in a proposal. A buyer risks having to award a contract to the wrong vendor or potentially face a legal claim for not doing so if the solicitation is not properly structured.

Patry Law can help you navigate public and private sector procurement with greater confidence.

Services

If you are a seller, Patry Law can:

  • Guide you through the bidding process.
  • Review your proposal prior to submission for compliance and completeness to optimize chances of success as well as minimize your chances of being rejected.
  • Review the tender documents and advise on any legal issues or areas of ambiguity that should be clarified or that could give cause for a challenge.
  • Assist with challenges to a procurement process (e.g., prepare you for, or attend, bidder debriefing meetings, file a CITT complaint, pursue a court challenge or work through other government agencies to resolve disputes).

If you are a buyer, Patry Law can:

  • Determine an appropriate procurement strategy in the context of the buyer’s legal and policy framework and business requirements (RFP, RFSO, ACAN, etc.).
  • Structure and review procurement documents, including the RFP and all of its components to ensure they are consistent and unambiguous, mitigate legal risks and are appropriate for the requirement.
  • Provide legal opinions in the event of challenges or questions posed by the bidder community.
  • Provide fairness or process advisory services.

Don’t let the complexity of procurement practices create stress. You can trust Patry Law to provide experienced, practical advice every step of the way.

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