Isle of Wight Council Council Legal Services Tender

Isle of Wight Council Council Legal Services Tender

The Authority is looking to secure the provision of high quality legal services undertaking matters where either specialist knowledge that is not available in house is needed.

United Kingdom-Newport: Legal services

2017/S 061-114291

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Isle of Wight Council
County Hall, High Street
Newport
PO30 1UD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Vanessa Squibb
Telephone: +44 1983821000
E-mail: vanessa.squibb@iow.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ34
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.iwight.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.iwight.com

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Legal Services (Property, Planning and Contracts and Procurement).

Reference number: DN251644

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Isle of Wight Council invites Tenders from suitably qualified providers for Provision of Legal Services (Property, Planning and Contracts and Procurement). The contracts are to run from 15 June 2017 for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to one year at the sole discretion of the Authority. The Authority is looking to secure the provision of high quality legal services undertaking matters where either specialist knowledge that is not available in house is needed, or where due to capacity additional legal capacity is required. This may be for day to day matters, or in relation to specific projects. The in-house legal team has lawyers that cover a wide range of subjects. This tender is divided into three Lots and one provider will be appointed per Lot. Tenderers can bid for one or more lots. Please note that there is no volume/value of work guaranteed for any of the above lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 Commercial Property Law

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 named ‘Commercial Property Law’ includes:

— Acquisitions and disposals of land and buildings — including all work associated with such transactions.

— Infrastructure documents e.g. s104 and [s38/S278 and other miscellaneous Highway Act 1980 Agreements].

— Grant of easements including:

— Contract/loan agreements — Isle of Wight Council and third parties.

— Clarification of legal title and rights and similar enquiries. Licences.

— All other property law related matters.

— Landlord & Tenant Short and long term leases/assignments (surrenders).

— Tenancies at will including any S25/S26/S27 notices and all other landlord and tenant matters.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Meeting specification including customer / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion – Name: Working Practices / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Added Value / Weighting: 5
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
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: yes
Description of options:

The contracts are to run for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to one year at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 Planning

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 named ‘Planning’ includes:

Description of all types of advice areas

— All aspects of planning advice including valuation, processing, and determining applications.

— Advising on determination of lawful development certificates, S215’s notices and appeal. TPOs, environmental statements, enforcement, drafting S106 agreements.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Meeting specification including customer care and quality / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion – Name: Working Practices / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Added Value / Weighting: 5
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
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: yes
Description of options:

The contracts are to run for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to one year at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 Contract and Procurement

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ34

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 named ‘Contract & Procurement’ includes:

— Procurement Law EU and UK law and guidance on requirements for public bodies, including housing associations, drafting, issues arising and best practice.

— Commercial Contracts and Practice.

— Contract and Procurement law advice, drafting and negotiation, dispute handling in relation to contracted relationships with external parties. Advice in marketing context. Insurance law in various regards — property public liability, professional indemnity etc.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Meeting specification including customer care and quality / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion – Name: Working Practices / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Added Value / Weighting: 5
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
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: yes
Description of options:

The contracts are to run for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to one year at the sole discretion of the Authority.

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

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:

Any minimum requirements set out in Schedule 2 — stage 1 — suitability assessment — tenderer questionnaire of the tender documents.

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
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: 26/04/2017
Local time: 14:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/04/2017
Local time: 14:00

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 Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2000 which came into force on 1.1.2005 applies to the Council. If any tenderer considers that any information supplied is commercially sensitive/confidential, this should be highlighted and reasons given. A schedule is provided in ITT documents where tenderers can record and submit this information to the Council. In such cases the relevant material will, in response to FOI requests, be examined in light of exemptions provided for in this act. The contract shall be made in English and according to English Law and subject to the jurisdiction of the English Courts. To download the Pack, all interested parties must register their company on the SEBP. This contract opportunity can be searched by using reference number DN251644.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court
The Strand
London
United Kingdom
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:

27/03/2017

 

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