Public Procurement

Who We Are

We help client to draft tender notices and contracts and consult them during the procedure. We also represent clients at the Procurement Monitoring Bureau and in courts. Our team is part of the European academic and lobbying debate on the topic.

Practice In Detail
  • Appealing Tender Documentation before Government Bodies
  • Assistance in Bid Preparation
  • Bid review
  • Drafting Public Procurement Contracts
  • Drafting Tender Documentation
  • Expert services in Bid document review
  • Explaining Tender Documentation to Foreign Bidders
  • Legal Advice in all stages of the tendering process
  • Legal assessment of public procurement contract implementation
  • Legal support in EU and government audits of public procurement procedures
  • Procurement Disputes & Litigation
  • Representation before the Public Procurement Monitoring Bureau
  • Review of Procurement procedure legality
  • BAO
  • Biseris
  • Capital
  • DAN Communications
  • Datakom
  • Merks
  • A.P.N. Promise
  • Rīgas domes Īpašuma departaments
  • Scania
  • Siemens Healthcare Oy
  • Valsts vides dienests
  • Ventspils Labiekārtošanas kombināts



VILGERTS advised SIA "Biļešu paradīze", a company of Ekspress Grupp AS, in a dispute in which SIA "Biļešu serviss" contested the results of the procurement tender concerning the sale of tickets for the upcoming and the largest national “Song and Dance Festival” in Latvia.  As a result, the tender results were left unaltered and SIA "Biļešu paradīze" concluded a contract with the contracting authority.

VILGERTS successfully defended SIA "Scania Latvia" in proceedings before the Procurement Monitoring Bureau against the appeals lodged by SIA "Avar Auto" and SIA "Eco bus" concerning the decision of an open tender (tendered by Daugavpils city municipality, “Supply of environmentally friendly buses for the needs of AS "Daugavpils satiksme" (SAM”, id. Nr. 2022/93).  As a result, the contracting authority was permitted to conclude the contract with SIA “Scania Latvia”, as the winning tenderer.

Advising Siemens Healthcare in disputes at the Public Procurement Bureau and in the administrative courts.

Advising a municipality owned company, CATA AS, in major public procurement disputes.

Advising AUTOsprint, forestry company,  in its successful appeal against the public procurement regulation of VAS Latvijas Valsts Meži concerning round timber production services in 2021-2025.

Legal assistance to BAO, the leading hazardous waste management company in Latvia, by appealing public procurement results of Valmiera municipality resulting in favourable decision for the client.

Legal assistance to Merks, one of the leading construction companies in Latvia, by appealing the public procurement results of the University of Latvia.

Drafted guidelines for medical waste management tenders on behalf of the industry association – Latvian Association of Waste Management Companies. The guidelines were drafted in close cooperation with the Latvian Procurement Monitoring Bureau and approved by them.

Legal assistance to a leading European producer of healthcare equipment in altering the established practice of the Latvian Procurement Monitoring Bureau in deciding industry’s disputes.

Legal assistance to Biseris UAB, one of the largest groups in Lithuania and the Baltic countries among companies specializing in project development that provide services for complex transport and the improvement of civil infrastructure, by participating in the public procurement organized by VAS Latvijas Valsts Ceļi. The client has been announced as a winner in two parts of the public procurement.

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