bpv Hügel has a long standing practice in advising and representing contracting authorities as well as bidders on all aspects of procurement law and in proceedings before the procurement authorities. bpv Hügel has also been counsel to the European Commission in several proceedings for preliminary rulings before the European Court of Justice.
bpv Hügel is innovative: for example, the procurement team has successfully helped to implement public private partnerships in the IT/telecoms sector. bpv Hügel has also advised on the first Austrian application for exemption from the utilities procurement regime.
One of the strengths of the procurement team is the additional expertise in areas closely interlinked with procurement law such as state aid, cartel law as well as substantive and procedural general public law.