Riverside Group Legal Services Framework

Riverside Group Legal Services Framework

The Riverside Group Limited wishes to enter into a framework agreement with a number of external law firms to replace an existing Framework. 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Legal services

2017/S 177-363125

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Riverside Group
2 Estuary Boulevard, Estuary Commerce Park
Liverpool
L24 8RF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Liam Bedson
Telephone: +44 1512956148
E-mail: liam.Bedson@riverside.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.riverside.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.riverside.org.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.the-chest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.the-chest.org.uk

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:

Legal Services Framework Agreement.

Reference number: DN298519

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000 – AA01

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Riverside Group Limited wishes to enter into a framework agreement with a number of external law firms to replace an existing framework. The term of the framework agreement, will be for 3 years with an option to extend for up to 12 months.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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:

Property and Development

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79110000
79111000
79112000
79140000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Riverside Group Limited wishes to enter into a framework agreement with a number of external law firms to replace an existing framework. The term of the framework agreement, will be for 3 years with an option to extend for up to 12 months. The legal services are broken down into 4 lots:

— Lot 1- Property and Development;

— Lot 2- Non-property including Governance, Commercial and Employment;

— Lot 3- Corporate Finance and Banking;

— Lot 4- Housing Management.

Tenderers can submit tender proposals for any/all lots.

TRGL intends to appoint law firms to each Lot who are capable of providing high quality legal advice and who can assist TRGL to reduce its legal spend. It is an objective of this tender that TRGL will achieve better value, enhanced service delivery and more efficient management of matters outsourced to external law firms.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Non-property including Governance, Commercial and Employment

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79110000
79111000
79112000
79140000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Riverside Group Limited wishes to enter into a framework agreement with a number of external law firms to replace an existing framework. The term of the framework agreement, will be for 3 years with an option to extend for up to 12 months. The legal services are broken down into 4 lots:

— Lot 1- Property and Development;

— Lot 2- Non-property including Governance, Commercial and Employment;

— Lot 3- Corporate Finance and Banking;

— Lot 4- Housing Management.

Tenderers can submit tender proposals for any/all lots.

TRGL intends to appoint law firms to each Lot who are capable of providing high quality legal advice and who can assist TRGL to reduce its legal spend. It is an objective of this tender that TRGL will achieve better value, enhanced service delivery and more efficient management of matters outsourced to external law firms.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Corporate Finance and Banking

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79110000
79111000
79112000
79140000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Riverside Group Limited wishes to enter into a framework agreement with a number of external law firms to replace an existing framework. The term of the framework agreement, will be for 3 years with an option to extend for up to 12 months. The legal services are broken down into 4 lots:

— Lot 1- Property and Development;

— Lot 2- Non-property including Governance, Commercial and Employment;

— Lot 3- Corporate Finance and Banking;

— Lot 4- Housing Management.

Tenderers can submit tender proposals for any/all lots.

TRGL intends to appoint law firms to each Lot who are capable of providing high quality legal advice and who can assist TRGL to reduce its legal spend. It is an objective of this tender that TRGL will achieve better value, enhanced service delivery and more efficient management of matters outsourced to external law firms.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Housing Management

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79110000
79111000
79112000
79140000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Riverside Group Limited wishes to enter into a framework agreement with a number of external law firms to replace an existing framework. The term of the framework agreement, will be for 3 years with an option to extend for up to 12 months. The legal services are broken down into 4 lots:

— Lot 1- Property and Development;

— Lot 2- Non-property including Governance, Commercial and Employment;

— Lot 3- Corporate Finance and Banking;

— Lot 4- Housing Management.

Tenderers can submit tender proposals for any/all lots.

TRGL intends to appoint law firms to each Lot who are capable of providing high quality legal advice and who can assist TRGL to reduce its legal spend. It is an objective of this tender that TRGL will achieve better value, enhanced service delivery and more efficient management of matters outsourced to external law firms.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 31/10/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit www.the-chest.org.uk If you are not already registered on The Chest, please click on the ‘Register Free’ button in the top right, and follow the quick and free registration process. Once you receive your username and password, you can log in and express interest. ITT information will then follow your expression of interest.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wales
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England and Wales
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Riverside will observe a standstill period following the award of the Contract and conduct itself in respect of any appeals in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations.

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

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
London
SW1 2AS
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/09/2017

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