DVSA Framework for Prosecution and Legal Services

DVSA Framework for Prosecution and Legal Services

The DVSA requires specialist legal services to prosecute cases on its behalf.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Legal advisory and representation services

2019/S 147-362129

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)
Berkeley House
Croydon Street
Bristol
BS5 0DA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Tom Mitchell
E-mail: tom.mitchell@dvsa.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk/dvsa

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Legal-advisory-and-representation-services./TT72793D67
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Training-services./5AQXB9BG6G
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Driver and Vehicle Standards

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for the provision of Prosecution and Legal Services

Reference number: K28/002/0696

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79110000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Driver and vehicle standards agency (DVSA) is responsible for carrying out various enforcement functions on a number of different schemes relating to road safety. As a result of this activity, various types of offences are detected by DVSA Enforcement Officers that may justify prosecution action through the court system.

The DVSA requires specialist legal services to prosecute these cases on its behalf.

In addition to this, the DVSA undertakes special investigations that require specialist legal support, these are larger and more complex than the case-work described above.

The DVSA’s requirement is for the provision of specialist legal resource who possess an appropriate depth of knowledge of the relevant court procedures and legislation as detailed in the framework specification.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79110000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement process is detailed in the procurement documents.

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://dft.delta-esourcing.com/respond/XAN265H5XG

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

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Legal professionals as detailed in the framework specification.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As detailed in the framework agreement and schedules.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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: 17/09/2019
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:

English

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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:

https://dft.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Legal-advisory-and-representation-services./TT72793D67

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://dft.delta-esourcing.com/respond/TT72793D67

GO Reference: GO-2019731-PRO-15176691

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

DVSA
Berkeley House, Croydon Street
Bristol
BS5 0DA
United Kingdom
E-mail: tom.mitchell@dvsa.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

31/07/2019