Legal Services – Invitation to Tender – General Pharmaceutical Council

Legal Services – Invitation to Tender – General Pharmaceutical Council

ITT for the Provision of Legal Services to the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Professionals Regulation (Fitness to Practice) Team.

United Kingdom-London: Legal services

2019/S 150-370242

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

General Pharmaceutical Council
25 Canada Square
London
E14 5LQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: GPhC Procurement
Telephone: +44 2037137846
E-mail: procurement@pharmacyregulation.org
NUTS code: UKI4
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.pharmacyregulation.org
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://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Legal-services./8E5778837F
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Regulator

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ITT for the Provision of Legal Services to the General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC’s) Professionals Regulation (Fitness to Practice) Team

Reference number: PC 0124

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000 – QB07

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is seeking a provider, or providers of legal services for its professionals regulation (fitness to practice) team. The contract will be for an initial terms of three (3) years with two (2) optional extensions of twelve (12) months each. It is envisioned that the agreement(s) will commence in early October 2019.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI4
Main site or place of performance:

Inner London – East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is seeking a provider, or providers of legal services for its professionals regulation (fitness to practice) team. The contract will be for an initial terms of three (3) years with two (2) optional extensions of twelve (12) months each. It is envisioned that the agreement(s) will commence in early October 2019.

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: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to the actual final term of the agreement, planning for the service will commence up to twelve (12) months prior to the expected end date of the agreement.

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:

This invitation to tender is suitable for legal services providers experienced in and currently providing advice in public law.

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: 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: 31/08/2019
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/09/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

London

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Legal-services./8E5778837F

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/8E5778837F

GO Reference: GO-201981-PRO-15196382

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

1
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:

01/08/2019

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