Competition, Procurement and Regulatory

We are experts in advising on all aspects of procurement law, working with our clients on the practical application of the procurement rules, as well as supporting them when they are being challenged under the procurement rules or when they wish to challenge procurement decisions. 

Our key service areas include:

  • Public procurement matters pertaining to the supply of goods and service contracts: we take care of all legal issues related to tenders in Cyprus, including structuring the tender transaction and choosing the appropriate tendering procedure, preparing and advising on procurement documents and conducting the evaluation of tenders and managing the procurement process and contract award issues.
  • Antitrust practice offering a complete range of services regarding antitrust, competition, regulatory and trade issues, including merger clearances, joint ventures, licensing and distribution, restrictive practices, abuse of dominance, cartel investigations, concerted practices for enterprises, compliance programmes, state aid, liberalisation and privatisation. 
  • Representation of clients in contentious proceedings, including civil claims for infringement of competition and state aid laws before national courts, proceedings initiated before the CPC, review proceedings against decisions of the Commission and prosecution of complaints against third parties for violations of competition and state aid laws.
  • Representation of individuals and corporate bodies before the Tender Review Authority, Cyprus and the Cyprus Supreme Court in Public Procurement disputes. Our practice involves hierarchical and judicial recourses against the validity of tender awards made by public authorities and state organs in Cyprus, temporary measures and appellate procedures.

Our clients include companies across the full spectrum of industrial, commercial and service sectors, financial institutions and governmental agencies and organisations. We provide advice and consultation on Cyprus and European competition policies, and have successfully represented clients before the Hellenic Competition Commission  and the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition.