Public Procurement
The legal team at Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates has considerable knowledge of the local public procurement laws and regulations namely the Public Contracts Regulations. This is made evident from the firm’s successful track record in advising and assisting foreign and local clients in the various stages of local public contracts, including advice and assistance in:
  • The pre-submission of Bid: Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates advises clients on the legal requisites of a bid. It also subcontracts technical experts when requested by the client for advice on technical aspects; 
  • The submission of Bid: Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates assists the client in the drafting and compilation of the documents necessary for the submission of the bid; 
  • Negotiations: If the client is successful, Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates assists the client in negotiations with the government regarding the obligations of the client vis-à-vis the government; 
  • Appeals and other related disputes: Our firm has considerable experience in assisting its clients in lodging appeals and appearing on behalf of them before the Contract Appeals Board, the Courts of Justice, or any Arbitration Board; 
  • Assistance on interpretation of obligations once contract is awarded: Various legal issues arise during the fulfilment of the contractual obligations. Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates has experience in advising clients on the interpretation of contractual clauses; and 
  • The interpretation of EU procurement rules: Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates is able to advise its client with respect to contracts, the value of which falls within the remit of EU procurement rules and regulations. It also offers the client the assistance of Mifsud & Mifsud’s foreign experts on the matter.
Malcolm qualified as a lawyer in 1995 and was engaged as an associate in one of Malta’s largest law firms. He branched out on his own in 1998 and participated in partnerships that developed into to Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates, which he co-founded with his brother Cedric in 2007. Malcolm has a vast experience in Civil and Commercial litigation and as a result has advised on a large range of legal issues to individuals, corporate structures and public institutions, whether in Malta or abroad.
Cedric Mifsud graduated as lawyer from the University of Malta in 2003 and was subsequently admitted to the bar in Malta. He later specialised in European Law particularly focus on Competition law. Upon qualifying he joined a leading firm in Malta as a litigation lawyer. In 2007 together with his brother, Malcolm, he co-founded Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates. Cedric set up the Corporate and Commercial Department of the firm making the firm one of the leading business law firms in Malta. Part of the Corporate and Commercial Department includes the Maritime Practice which has a considerable portfolio of Superyachts and Commercial Vessels.
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