Procurement Law

Procurement Law Depth from Victoria to St. John’s

Our firm is dedicated to helping clients navigate the complex world of procurement law to ensure that their purchasing processes are compliant with applicable laws and trade treaties. We consistently provide procurement law services between British Columbia (B.C.) and Atlantic Canada for complex public sector, law firm (agency) and construction industry procurement projects including:

  • multi-stage negotiated RFP projects
  • unique integrated project delivery (IPD) construction contracts
  • two-stage Best and Final Offer Request for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Quotes (RFQs), among other types of tenders
  • joint procurement initiatives for selection of single service providers

Our procurement law services include:

Procurement Advice, Strategy and Project Support

We provide advice, strategy and support throughout all stages of the procurement process including guidance on tendering processes, procurement policies, and contract management, including drafting of tender documents, commercially confidential meeting s (CCMs), submission evaluations and vendor demonstrations.

Drafting and Legal Review Services

TDS lawyers can draft and review your legal documents, including RFP documents and addenda, notices of award, final purchase and service agreements, procurement materials, and vendor demonstrations.

Bid Protest Litigation

TDS can support you during bid protest litigation, including challenges to procurement decisions, contract awards, and other procurement-related disputes. We work tirelessly to protect our clients' interests and ensure that their rights are upheld.

Contract Negotiations

Our lawyers have experience in contract negotiations, including supply contracts, service agreements, CCDC and IPD construction contracts, and other procurement-related contracts to ensure our client’s contracts are comprehensive, compliant, and properly protect their interests.

Regulatory Compliance Services

TDS assists clients in understanding and complying with all relevant regulations and laws, including federal, provincial, and municipal procurement regulations.

Risk Management Support

We provide risk management support, including risk assessment, risk mitigation, and risk monitoring. We help clients identify and mitigate risks associated with their procurement processes to minimize the likelihood of disputes and litigation.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Support

Many of our lawyers are experienced in alternative dispute resolution processes and procedures, assisting clients in resolving procurement-related disputes through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, including mediation and arbitration.

Fairness Auditor and Monitor Services

TDS offers fairness auditor and monitoring services including participation in vendor demonstrations, question/answer sessions, and de-briefs with proponents.

Training and Education

TDS lawyers help clients in their training and education efforts, including workshops, seminars, and online training courses to help clients stay up-to-date on the latest legal developments and best practices in procurement law.

Our lead procurement lawyer has a national practice and serves clients across Canada.  Contact us today to learn how we support clients in achieving their procurement goals while minimizing legal risks and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations.