We are Israel’s leading commercial law firm in the field of public procurement and tenders, acting on all aspects of the regulated and non-regulated procurement process. We represent bidders, concessionaires and investors on tenders as well as various governmental bodies, municipalities, health service funds and special purpose government companies formed to issue and conduct tenders for large projects.
Our unique team holds an unparalleled reputation in the field of tender and government procurement contracts concerning a large number of ground-breaking BOT, PFI and PPP national infrastructure and construction projects (such as road and railway construction), energy projects (including the distribution of natural gas, establishment of private power plants, renewable energy) and more.
The firm acts for both foreign and domestic companies, bid vehicles, concessionaires, consortium members, consultants and investors at all stages of the tender and bidding process. Our services include advising on pre-qualification documents; drafting agreements between members of the bidding consortiums; drafting subcontracting agreements; advising on compliance with any applicable minimum value of subcontracting with local entities; advising on the financing structure, preparing the bid documents; and otherwise structuring the bid in a manner that is compliant with public procurement requirements, advising winning entities in the fulfillment of requirements related to winning procedures, etc.
For our public sector clients, our services include:
- Advising on procurement strategy.
- Structuring and drafting of requests for proposals and pre-qualification documents.
- Drafting of tender documents and concession agreements and the process for preparing and accepting bids so that the whole procurement process complies with Israel’s Mandatory Tenders Law.
- Representing sellers, bidders and buyers throughout all tender stages.
The tender process attracts a considerable amount of litigation, whether relating to the tender itself or the actual work or services carried out under the tender. We have considerable experience in raising or defending any legal challenges arising from any tender.
Our clients include the following: Israel Electric Corporation, IDE Technologies, China Railway Construction Corporation, Israel Innovation Authority, “Kan” (the public broadcasting corporation, “Netzer Hasharon” (a governmental company that deals with the evacuation and rehabilitation of land on which IMI is located), The Weizmann Institute of Science, Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering Ltd., Pangea, Reshet, Bar-Ilan University, Electra, Minrav Engineering and Construction Ltd., Karnit (The Compensation Fund for Victims of Motor Vehicle Accidents), “IGUDAN” (Dan Regional Association for Environmental Infrastructure), Minrav Holdings and The Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.