Provide Barrister Services to the Gambling Commission

Provide Barrister Services to the Gambling Commission

The Gambling Commission are looking for a contractor who can provide Barrister’s Services.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Legal advisory and representation services

2017/S 202-416024

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Gambling Commission
Victoria Square House, Victoria Square
B2 4BP
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKG31
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of Barrister’s Services.

Reference number: T17/18 – 09

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Gambling Commission are looking for a contractor who can provide Barrister’s Services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG31
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Gambling Commission is seeking barristers’ legal services. The Gambling Commission anticipates appointing two or more sets of chambers to its standing panel, who are able in conjunction to offer substantial UK (excluding Scottish) administrative and public law and regulatory law expertise, and gambling law advice and representation (including advice and representation on the conduct of the National Lottery under the third National Lottery licence). It would be highly desirable if respondents were also able to offer advice and representation in relation to employment law, contract law, information law, prosecutions, and anti-money laundering law. The Commission may also need ad hoc advice from time to time on other legal areas. It is intended that legal representatives will be appointed to the panel for an initial period of 3 years, with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis up to a maximum of 5 years in total.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2020
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

The Gambling Commission requires you to submit an Expression of Interest to

All Invitations to Tender (ITT) will be despatch from this address and all completed proposals to the ITT must be send to only.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: 24/11/2017
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/11/2017
Local time: 12:00

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

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.

To view this notice, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-20171017-PRO-11214421.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Gambling Commission
Victoria Square House, Victoria Square
B2 4BP
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:



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