Barrister Legal Services Tender

Barrister Legal Services Tender

To undertake advocacy in Court and Tribunal action arising from: Housing Management related services.

United Kingdom-London: Legal services

2017/S 136-278972

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Hyde Housing Association (The Hyde Group)
30 Park Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mike Hardy
Telephone: +44 2032072710
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address:
I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Barrister Legal Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

—To undertake advocacy in Court and Tribunal action arising from;

—Housing Management related services.

—Home Ownership and Asset Management related services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

—To undertake advocacy in Court and Tribunal action arising from;

—Housing Management related services including tenancy agreement advice including general needs, supported tenancies/ licences and other tenures including leasehold. Advice on policies (tenancy, lettings, repairs etc). plus ASB (injunctions, orders, and possessions); demotions; mutual exchange; disrepair dispute resolution; tenancy possession and enforcement proceedings; debt recovery; gas servicing access actions; trespasser abandonment actions; Supported Housing matters; advice on a range of legal issues arising from agency managed schemes; ombudsman complaints.

—Home Ownership and Asset Management including Leasehold possession/forfeiture and enforcement proceedings; service charge dispute resolution including tribunal representation, debt recovery and management & service charge queries, injunctions for lease breaches; tribunal and court representation re breach of lease. Intermediate Market Rent; market rent advice and dispute resolution. Asset management advice and dispute resolution.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Social Housing Providers (SHP) in the UK both those that are in existence now and those that may come into existence during the term of the Framework may also be entitled to call-off contracts under the Framework. A ‘SHP’ for this purpose means any provider of social housing and includes Registered Providers (as listed on, Local Authorities and ALMOs.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Must be a member of the SRA, and continue to be for the duration of the framework.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 18/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/08/2017
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2017717-PRO-10648560.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Hyde Housing Association
30 Park Street, null
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2032072574

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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