As a method of procurement, tendering can be fraught with risks.
Errors in accepting or evaluating bids can result in legal liability on the part of the tendering authority. Errors in the bid submitted in response to an Invitation to Tender can result in legal liability on the part of the bidder. The law of tenders is complicated and constantly evolving as the courts and the construction industry adapt to new technology and evolving project delivery methods.
Introduction to the law of tendering including an overview of:
The difference between tenders and RFPs and other procurement methods
The bidder’s obligations to the tendering authority
The tendering authority’s obligations to the bidder
Tendering case law update and discussion of recent decisions
Practical tips and advice on key aspects of tendering