EM Lawshare Framework Agreement
Nottinghamshire County Council as Contracting Authority on behalf of the EM LawShare consortium is putting in place a framework agreement for use by public sector bodies.
United Kingdom-Nottingham: Legal services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
County Hall, West Bridgford
Contact person: Corporate Procurement
Telephone: +44 1159772822
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eastmidstenders.org
I.1)Name and addresses
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
EM Lawshare Framework Agreement.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Nottinghamshire County Council as Contracting Authority on behalf of the EM LawShare consortium is putting in place a framework agreement for use by public sector bodies identified at VI.3 (and any future successors to the organisations) which includes local authorities, police and fire authorities, central and local government arm’s length bodies, agencies and controlled companies and NHS bodies who all have need for legal services.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
EM Lawshare is a consortium of public bodies. At the 1.5.2017 they numbered 121, making it by far the largest of its kind. The vast majority of these are local authorities however there are a variety of other members including NHS Trusts, Fire and Rescue, Police, University, National Park, Town and Parish Councils and Arm’s Length Management Organisations. Originally, when the consortium was first set up in 2006, all members were from the East Midlands and though they still are the largest in number members are now drawn from as far north as Durham, as far south as Plymouth, as far west as Herefordshire & as far east as Suffolk. Apart from the East Midlands there is strong representation from the West Midlands and South Yorkshire.
Previous spend over the last 4 years up to and including 2016/17 is 16 200 000 GBP.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Due to the complexity of this contract, we need to focus our evaluation resources on the qualitative elements of these tenders, therefore reducing the number of candidates to 15-20 to progress to the ITT stage is not unreasonable and allows this objective to be achieved.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Framework agreement for a period of 4 years.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: