Legal Services Framework – London

Legal Services Framework – London

The procurement is to establish an FSCS legal Services Framework, which has been split into 3 lots: Lot 1: Core FSCS reqiurement: General English Law legal services.

United Kingdom-London: Legal services

2018/S 141-323130

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

FSCS
FSCS
London
EC3A 7QU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2077414100
E-mail: Procurement@fscs.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.fscs.org.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Legal Services Framework Agreement

Reference number: FSCS 346

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The procurement is to establish an FSCS legal Services Framework, which has been split into 3 lots:

— Lot 1: Core FSCS reqiurement: General English Law legal services,

— Lot 2: Scots Law all legal disciplines as covered by Lot 1,

— Lot 3: Employment Law and Ancillary legal services.

This procurement is subject to the “light touch regime” as referred to in Schedule 3 to the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

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:

Core FSCS Lot: general English law legal services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Lot will include:

— financial services and regulatory law,

— legal and regulatory framework applicable to FSCS,

— insolvency and restructuring,

— public and administrative law,

— data protection, freedom of information and privacy Company law,

— general commercial and contract drafting and advice,

— public procurement law,

— outsourcing, including TUPE,

— commercial property,

— banking and finance,

— litigation / dispute resolution and enforcement, including non-UK jurisdiction.

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:

This includes the option to extend for a period of 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

This includes the option to extend for a period of 12 months.

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:

Scots Law

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This includes the following legal disciplines:

— financial services and regulatory law,

— legal and regulatory framework applicable to FSCS,

— insolvency and restructuring,

— public and administrative law,

— data protection, freedom of information and privacy Company law,

— general commercial and contract drafting and advice,

— public procurement law,

— outsourcing,

— commercial property,

— banking and finance,

— litigation / dispute resolution and enforcement, including non-UK jurisdiction.

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:

This includes the option to extend for a further 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

This includes the option to extend for a further 12 months.

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:

Employment law and ancillary legal services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope is to cover Advisory, Litigatation and Training / Educational Support

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:

This includes the option to extend for a further 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

This includes the option to extend for a further 12 months.

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:

Please see Procurement 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

Restricted 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: 23/08/2018
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

36 months.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

FSCS intends to use an eTendering system for this process.

To express interest and access the content:

— click the “Express Interest” button at the top of the page,

— to view the relevant documents please follow the steps below:

1) register your company on FSCS eTendering portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the eTendering Portal https://fscs.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html and click the link to register,

— enter your correct business and user details,

— note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,

— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2) express an Interest and access the document for the Opportunity:

— login to the portal with the username / password,

— click the “ITTs Open To All Suppliers” link (this opportunity is open to any registered supplier),

— click on the relevant PQQ i.e. FSCS 346 Legal Services

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
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:

23/07/2018

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