We advise universities and other higher education institutions on procurement procedures. A focus of our practice is on complex IT projects such as the introduction of campus-management software or SAP systems. We support clients in the drafting of tender documents, including the contracts, and conduct negotiations, in particular with regard to issues concerning IT law [IT law]. We also offer advice on civil law issues concerning contract performance and settle potential disputes with contractors.
A further area of our expertise concentrates on collaboration between higher education institutions and private entities as well as privatisations.
In addition to higher education institutions our clients include public research facilities and their subsidiaries as well as other public sector education institutions.