The firm assists public entities (such as Israel Railways and the Tel-Aviv – Jaffa Economic Development Authority Ltd.) in preparing tenders according to the laws and regulations applicable to each of those entities.
Such assistance in preparing tenders includes, inter alia: preparation of the tender documents, including contracts; answering bidder requests for clarification; reviewing bids that have been received; rendering legal opinions where such need arises; and participation in tender committee meetings from the stage of the publication of the tender until that of the selection of the winner.
Our firms Tenders department provides clients with legal opinions regarding tenders and, inter alia,arrangements exempt from the tender requirements under the law, regulations and court precedent.
The firm handles litigation regarding tenders, both in representing clients who wish to invalidate the tender, and in protecting clients who issued tenders or who were awarded the tender and wish to defend the tender and its results. The representation includes obtaining temporary injunctions, administrative appeals, and other administrative procedures.
The firm also counsels private entities regarding tenders, including assisting in submitting bids and examining bids prior to their submission.
The primary involvement of the firm in this field is in representing private entities in everything connected with analyzing the results of tenders in which they have participated, the decisions of the relevant tender committee, the winning bid, opining on whether to file an administrative appeal (to obtain damages) against the entity issuing the tender and, of course, handling such litigation in the courts.