Legal advice and support for public contracts


  • Legal advice in the area of e-government and support for public sector ICT procurement and/or ICT contracts.


  • Legal advice on e-government:
    • e-payment;
    • privacy (advice on cases for the Commission for the protection of privacy);
    • electronic signatures;
    • digital certificates.
  • Support for public sector ICT procurement and/or ICT contracts:
    • standard clauses (central purchasing, intellectual property, etc.);
    • advice on the procedure to be adopted (public/private tendering, negotiated, etc.);
    • good/best practices for the assessment of the award criteria in the special specifications in the field of consultancy (expert profiles).


All public departments and agencies.


  • Request made to the DG Digital Transformation Service Desk.

Access and support

  • Support available from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm from Monday to Friday (on federal government working days).

For further information or to sign up to the service, please contact the DG Digital Transformation Service Desk at, specifying reference code ´ICT support´.