Contracts & Procurement

KP Law offers our clients a full range of services in all areas of public sector contracting and procurement, from building and public works projects to the purchase of goods and services from vendors, manufacturers, service professionals and consultants. Our practice includes day to day advice on the mechanics of soliciting and evaluating bids and proposals under the Uniform Procurement Act, negotiation of designer service agreements, development and review of construction contract documents in conjunction with the project architect or engineer, defense and prosecution of claims under dispute resolution procedures, assistance with municipal finance laws governing municipal expenditures, and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings.

In addition to advising and representing municipalities in our role as city solicitor and town counsel, KP Law serves as special counsel to local building committees and designer selection committees. We have acted as counsel for our public clients on hundreds of general construction and school construction projects, as well as water and wastewater treatment facilities water and sewer line installations, landfill closures, and roadway construction.

Our Services Include:

Public Construction

  • Drafting local Designer Selection Procedures
  • Designer Services Contracts
  • Project Management Contracts
  • Preparation of Requests for Proposals for Design Services
  • Engineering Services Contracts
  • Preparation and review of bidding documents and specifications for public works and building projects
  • Public Works Construction Contracts
  • Public Building Construction Contracts
  • Assistance with bidder evaluation and contract award process
  • Representation in bid protest hearings before the Attorney General
  • Contract interpretationand project close-out
  • Advising on remedies for contract breach

Supplies and Services – Chapter 30B

  • Advising on compliancewith G.L. c. 30B
  • Assistance with preparation of procurement documents (bids and proposals)
  • Acquisition and disposition of interests in real property
  • Provision of standard form contracts
  • Development of specializedcontract documents
  • Contract interpretation and remedies for contract breach

General Services

  • Intermunicipal Agreements
  • Negotiation of transactions with regional and state entities
  • Drafting of special legislation to implement unusual or complex projects