Procurement

Procurement

Mann Symons LLP has extensive experience providing public and private sector clients with advice on all legal issues relating to the procurement process.  Our public sector clients include ministries, Crown agencies and corporations, health care institutions, colleges, universities and school boards and various municipalities.  We have also assisted large multinational companies and smaller companies in the procurement of a wide range of IT products and services.
We have assisted clients with complex IT procurements through all stages of the procurement cycle, including:

  • providing advice on the RFP process, including the unique accountability framework to which public bodies are subject
  • assisting subject matter experts and procurement specialists in preparing technical and business requirement documents
  • providing advice on the appropriate processes to be followed in the review and evaluation of RFP responses
  • preparing sample agreements and template statements of work
  • assisting in the negotiation of master agreements and statements of work
  • providing advice on business processes, including change management, dispute resolution and governance processes
  • providing advice on change orders and amendments
  • assisting clients on various techniques to avoid or to resolve ongoing disputes