Ministry of Justice Estates Related Legal Services
Estates Related Legal Services across the Custodial and Non Custodial Estate of the MoJ for England and Wales. Details of Supplier Event.
UK-Newport: Legal services
Prior information notice
Section I: Contracting authority
Estates Category Management Team South West and Wales, Ministry of Justice Procurement Phoenix House, Celtic Springs Business Park, Coedkernew, South Wales
For the attention of: Pippa Sniadowski
NP10 8FZ Newport
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Public order and safety
Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)
Enlgand and Wales.
NUTS code UK
Anticipated tender (RFP) documentation release – beginning of February 2013.
Anticipated tender return date – beginning of April 2013.
The services required shall include but will not be limited to:
— The purchase of freehold or leasehold properties, particularly the assurance that the Heads of Terms are fully reflected in the draft contract; and, a full review of the legal documentation issued by the landlord or vendor and negotiate terms in accordance with the Client’s instructions and Heads of Terms.
— The sale of freehold or leasehold properties, including preparation of title reports and Crichel Down investigation.
— The grant of leases (acting for the Client as either landlord or tenant) and associated management documents (e.g., licences for change of use, for alterations, assignment, sub-letting) including service of notices and counter-notices under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
— Lease renewals (acting for the Client as either landlord or tenant) including service of notices and counter-notices under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
— Termination and surrender of leases and subleases and tenancies (acting for the Client as either landlord or tenant) including service of Notices.
— Dilapidations (interim and final).
— Rent Reviews (acting for the Client as either landlord or tenant).
— Easements, wayleaves and other similar arrangements.
— Advice on all property related matters, including interpretation of tenure and related documents and development of generic documents e.g. leases memoranda etc.
— Property litigation and/or ADR (alternative dispute resolution), including liaising with MoJ Legal and/or Counsel , arising from statutory, contractual (including landlord and tenant) or neighbourly property issues.
— Planning Agreements.
— Clawback and Overage arrangements.
— Assignment of leases and sub-leases.
— Public Private Partnerships, including Private Developer Schemes (PDS) and Private Finance Initiative Schemes (PFI) – all services including Service Agreements.
— Advice on market testing exercises (e.g. Prisons).
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 14 000 000 GBP
This contract is divided into lots: no
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section VI: Complementary information
In order to be invited to the requested event you will need to register on the Ministry of Justice e-sourcing portal. To do so please click here or follow the link below using internet explorer as your browser:
Please complete the requested details noting that those fields marked with a red asterisk are mandatory. For clarity the “notice reference field” is where you should populate the sourcing reference number which is 2957-2.
You will receive your system generated password via e-mail once your account has been approved. Having successfully logged-on and changed your password, you should contact the Buyer to confirm that you are now set up on the system so that they can add you to the sourcing event.
Once your company has been approved on the system you will be able to add more users to your organisation. If more users need to be added go to the “Utilities” Menu, select “Manage Organisation” then click once on “Create User”.
Once registered you MUST contact Pippa Sniadowski of MoJ Procurement by using the email address provided to be added to the event.
There is a Supplier’s user guide attached which will help you to use the eSourcing Portal. This guide can also be accessed on our website:
If you experience any technical issues please contact the e-sourcing Central Support Team on +44 8450100132.
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.1.2013