What we do

Roughan & O'Donovan (ROD) advises clients on procurement strategies, appropriate procurement routes and contract strategies that deliver best value for money and optimum allocation of risk.

We have advised on some of Ireland's largest infrastructural projects, with a combined value approaching €2 billion, under IEI, FIDIC, NEC, PWC and bespoke conditions of contract.


Our procurement specialists have managed the procurement process for clients on bridgebuildinghighwaywater, marine and rail projects under traditional, design-build, ECI and PPP forms of contract.

  • We were engaged by Dublin City Council on the Samuel Beckett Bridge project, where the construction contract was procured on a quality/price basis for the first time.

    Harry Meighan

    Harry Meighan

    Chairman of ROD


We are expert in developing complex procurement strategies for contracting authorities, matching project objectives with value management and optimum risk allocation.

We have specific expertise in public procurement under the EU procurement directives.


  • Market consultation
  • Procurement strategy development
  • Value management
  • Risk management
  • Pre-selection of tenderers
  • Tender process management
  • Tender assessment and reporting
  • Contract award

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