Legal Adviser to Fitness to Practise Committees

Legal Adviser to Fitness to Practise Committees

The EWC requires legal services in respect of fitness to practise casework.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Legal services

2019/S 153-377367

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Education Workforce Council
Eastgate House, 9th Floor, 35-43 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0AB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Elizabeth Brimble
Telephone: +44 2920460099
E-mail: elizabeth.brimble@ewc.wales
NUTS code: UKL
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.ewc.wales

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.ewc.wales

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Regulatory Body

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Regulatory body for the education workforce

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Invitation to Tender — Procurement of Legal Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of legal services: legal adviser to fitness to practise committees (including associated regulatory advice) and general legal advice to the organisation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

The provision of legal services will be required within Wales only.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EWC requires legal services in respect of fitness to practise casework, legal advice — fitness to practise work and general legal services.

See ITT for full information.

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:

Option to extend for a further 1 year to the initial 3 year contract.

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

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:

Registration with the relevant professional society or regulator.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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
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: 11/09/2019
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, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/09/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Cardiff.

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

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=94658

(WA Ref:94658)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Education Workforce Council
Eastgate House, 9th Floor, 35-43 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0AB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920460099Internet address: https://www.ewc.wales
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:

07/08/2019

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