Invitation to Tender – Legal Services

Invitation to Tender – Legal Services

The aim of the tender exercise is to appoint a contractor to provide a range of advisory, transactional and litigation services in order to ensure that the functions of Estyn’s are discharged in accordance with the law.

itt_42682 – Estyn – Provision of Legal Services to Estyn

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Estyn

Anchor Court, Keen Road,

Cardiff

CF24 5JW

UK

Tender via www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

+44 2920446315
www.estyn.gov.uk
www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Estyn

Finance & Procurement, Anchor Court, Keen Road,

Cardiff

CF24 5JW

UK

Jonathan Cooper

+44 2920446315

Contracts@Estyn.gov.uk

+44 2920446448
www.estyn.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Estyn

Anchor Court, Keen Road,

Cardiff

CF24 5JW

UK

Tender via www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

+44 2920446315

+44 2920446448
www.estyn.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

itt_42682 – Estyn – Provision of Legal Services to Estyn

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Aim

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The aim of the tender exercise is to appoint a contractor to provide a range of advisory, transactional and litigation services in order to ensure that the functions of Estyn’s are discharged in accordance with the law. The contract is expected to commence in June 2014 and will be for a term of three years, with an option on the part of Estyn to extend for up to a further two years.

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NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access eTenderwales, express your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml and search for PQQ/ITT code itt_42682 within the appropriate area.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

79100000 Legal services

1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Requirement & Services to be provided

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The principal areas of work on which the Contractor will be asked to provide advice and support shall be defined by the nature of Estyn’s business, which is primarily inspecting and reporting on education and training in Wales, and includes Estyn’s responsibilities as an employer in the conduct of that business. More specifically, the work will include: –

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(a) Human Resources

(b) Legislation

(c) Procurement

(d) Policy and procedures

(e) Litigation

(f) Landlord tenant matters

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Further details of the services to be provided are contained in the Schedule of Services at Appendix A in the specification.

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Legal services must be available to the Client as standard between 8am and 6pm Mondays to Fridays excluding Bank Holidays. In addition, there will be occasions when legal services are required by the Client outside of these hours. At return of tenders, Contractors must provide details about the arrangements they would offer to enable the Client to contact them outside those hours. If accepted by the Client these arrangements will form part of this specification.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

CON 03 14-15

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 10-06-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    11-06-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 14-07-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(WA Ref:9916)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 21-05-2014

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