Provide Legal Representation Services to Norfolk County Council

Provide Legal Representation Services to Norfolk County Council

Provision of legal services for Norfolk County Council’s in-house insurance team.

United Kingdom-Norwich: Legal advisory and representation services

2017/S 105-209943

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Norfolk County Council
Floor 3, County Hall, Martineau Lane
Norwich
NR1 2DH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Che Metcalf
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH13Internet address(es):Main address: www.norfolk.gov.ukAddress of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home
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

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Legal Representation (Insurance).

Reference number: NCCT41372

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79110000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of legal services for Norfolk County Council’s in-house insurance team. Norfolk County Council intends to let a multi-provider framework agreement for the supply of legal representation and associated services as and when required by our Insurance department. Legal representation will be required by the insurance team to predominately help support the delivery of the claims service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

79110000
79112000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH13
Main site or place of performance:

Norfolk.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of legal services for Norfolk County Council’s in-house insurance team. Norfolk County Council intends to let a multi-provider framework agreement for the supply of legal representation and associated services as and when required by our Insurance department. Legal representation will be required by the insurance team to predominately help support the delivery of the claims service.

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: 385 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/11/2017
End: 31/10/2021
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
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

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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not applicable.
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: 2017/S 088-171999

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

Date: 05/07/2017
Local time: 10:00
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: 05/07/2017
Local time: 10:02

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The initial duration of the framework will be 24 months with the option to extend by up to a further 24 months.

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Council’s e-procurement system. To participate in this procurement, applicants must first be registered on the system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles Once registered you will be able to see the procurement project under the ‘tenders’ section and ‘express an interest’ to view the documentation. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the In-tend support team by phoning +44 8442728810 or e-mailing support@in-tend.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Norfolk County Council
Norwich
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Norfolk County Council
Norwich
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Proceedings must be brought within 30 days from the date of knowledge (the date on which the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen) unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought, in which case the Court may extend that period up to a maximum of 3 months from the date of knowledge.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/06/2017

 

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