Lawyers in Local Government Southern Branch – Framework Agreement

Lawyers in Local Government Southern Branch – Framework Agreement

The Participating Authorities are seeking to enter into framework agreements with a number of external legal providers, and are inviting tenders from organisations interested in being selected for the external provision of legal services under call-off arrangements.

United Kingdom-Trowbridge: Legal services

2017/S 068-128569

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Wiltshire Council
County Hall, Bythesea Road
Trowbridge
BA14 8JN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Genna A’Court
Telephone: +44 1225712680
E-mail: genna.acourt@wiltshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK15
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=1fcf938c-8218-e711-80dd-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=1fcf938c-8218-e711-80dd-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

LS0039 Lawyers in Local Government Southern Branch.

Reference number: DN254839

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Participating Authorities are seeking to enter into framework agreements (‘Contracts’) with a number of external legal providers, and are inviting tenders from organisations interested in being selected for the external provision of legal services under call-off arrangements for one or more of the following areas of work (‘Lots’):

Lot 1 – Planning;

Lot 2 – Property;

Lot 3 – Employment;

Lot 4 – Commercial;

Lot 5 – Civil and Criminal Litigation;

Lot 6 – Adult Services;

Lot 7 – Childcare Services;

Lot 8 – General Local Government Matters;

Lot 9 – Monitoring Officer Support.

The objective of entering into such framework agreements is to support the Participating Authorities existing in-house legal teams. Following evaluation of the tenders and approval of the outcome the Participating Authorities intend to appoint a maximum of 8 Suppliers for each Lot.

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: Planning

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Planning:

(i) General Advice;

(ii) Section 106 Agreements;

(iii) Other planning casework (e.g. Enforcement, certificates of lawful use, revocations of permission);

(iv) Planning Inquiries and appeals.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 Month extension available.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Property

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Property:

(i) General advice;

(ii) Sales;

(iii) Rights to buy;

(iv) Purchases;

(v) Leases;

(vi) Shared ownership leases;

(vii) Miscellaneous transactions (e.g. licences, easements, agreements, encroachments, adverse possession);

(viii) CPOs.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 month extension available.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Employment

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3: Employment:

(i) General advice;

(ii) Preparation of case;

(iii) Conduct of hearing/trial.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 month extension available.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4: Commercial

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4: Commercial:

(i) General advice;

(ii) Agreements;

(iii) Public Procurement and State Aid;

(iv) Construction.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 month extension available.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5: Civil and Criminal Litigation

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5: Civil and Criminal Litigation:

(i) General advice;

(ii) Preparation of case;

(iii) Conduct of hearing/trial;

(iv) Housing possessions;

(v) Debt collection;

(vi) Licensing appeals;

(vii) Parking enforcement;

(viii) Prosecutions to include, but not limited to; benefit, trading standards, education, libraries.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 month extension available.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6: Adult Services

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 6: Adult Services:

(i) General Advice;

(ii) Conduct of hearings.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 month extension available.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 7: Childcare Services

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 7: Childcare Services:

(i) General advice;

(ii) Appeals;

(iii) Child protection;

(iv) Case preparation;

(v) Conduct of hearings.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 month extensions available.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 8: General Local Government Matters

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 8: General Local Government Matters:

(i) General advice;

(ii) Highways

(iii) Housing

(iv) Attending Committees;

(v) Byelaws;

(vi) Information law;

(vii) Data protection.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 month extension available.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 9: Monitoring Officer Support

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 9: Monitoring Officer Support:

(i) General advice;

(ii) Conduct of investigations;

(iii) Attendance at Committee and/or hearings.

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: 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: 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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

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: 02/05/2017
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/05/2017
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Wiltshire Council
Trowbridge
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:

04/04/2017

 

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