Legal Services Framework – Portsmouth

Legal Services Framework – Portsmouth

The new Framework is intended to consist of a small number of suppliers to work collaboratively.

United Kingdom-Portsmouth: Legal services

2019/S 157-388151

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

VIVID Housing Ltd
7544
Peninsular House, Wharf Road
Portsmouth
PO2 8HB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Ian Lichfield
Telephone: +44 2392896757
E-mail: ian.lichfield@vividhomes.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.vividhomes.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.vividhomes.co.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://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=4125fe2c-556a-e811-80ed-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=4125fe2c-556a-e811-80ed-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

VIVID — Legal Services Framework 2019

Reference number: DN345967

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

We’re Hampshire’s largest provider of affordable homes with around 70 000 customers and 30 000 homes in the South East, mainly across Hampshire and Surrey. We have around 850 staff including our repairs team. Our ambition is to maximise opportunities to make housing available and affordable for everyone.

The new framework is intended to consist of a small number of suppliers to work collaboratively and innovatively with us to provide our legal services. Our requirements will cover a range of disciplines relevant to the housing sector. We intend to use this opportunity to explore innovative approaches to the delivery of legal services to achieve maximum value for money for our customers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 100 000.00 GBP

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:

Land and Development

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

(a) property investment;

(b) the acquisition of freehold or leasehold land or buildings:

— acquisition of vacant land (no development obligations),

— acquisition of off the shelf units substantially complete or wholly completed units (whether or not from section 106 Agreement),

— acquisition of units with development agreement/obligation (including golden brick).

(c) construction law;

(d) planning and deeds of easement.

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

Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Property Sales

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

(a) conveyancing;

(b) shared ownership;

(c) single Unit acquisition;

(d) single Unit disposals;

(e) right to buy;

(f) large stock transfer including acquisitions and disposal.

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

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Housing and Leasehold

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1) Housing and leasehold:

(a) injunctions;

(b) possession and warrants;

(c) anti-social behaviour;

(d) disrepair;

(e) tenancy enforcement;

(f) demotion;

(g) mediation services;

(h) care and support packages;

(i) debt relief orders;

(j) bankruptcies;

(k) regulations relating to the provision of a debt advisory service regulation;

(l) protection of vulnerable adults;

(m) mutual exchanges;

(n) private sector leasing;

(o) commercial leases;

(p) lease extension, surrender and re-grant;

(q) deed of variation/rectification;

(r) right to repair issues;

(s) enforcement notices and appeals;

(t) any other housing legal advice and support as required;

(u) rent reviews;

(v) housing benefit regulations.

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

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Corporate

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

(a) banking and finance:

1) Charging exercises;

2) Loan documentation and financing;

3) Pensions;

4) Future funding structures;

(b) contract and procurement:

1) Public sector procurement law;

(c) corporate advice:

1) Commercial purchasing issues;

2) Commercial litigation;

3) Contract law;

4) Data protection;

5) Human rights legislation;

6) New legislation guidance/requirements from regulators;

7) Insolvency;

(d) employment:

1) Compromise agreements;

2) Claims for unfair dismissals;

3) TUPE matters;

4) Employment and contractual advice;

5) Union negotiation;

6) Any other employment legal advice and support as required;

(e) corporate governance and constitutions including:

1) New subsidiaries;

2) Joint venture arrangements;

3) Charity law.

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

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

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:

Regulated providers of legal services covering UK and European Law.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 248-573372

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/09/2019
Local time: 13:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/09/2019
Local time: 13:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure: by a VIVID authorised individual at www.housingprocurement.com

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

No UK body for review
as above
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:

12/08/2019

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