Solicitors Framework London

Solicitors Framework London

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Solicitors – London Boroughs Legal Alliance.

United Kingdom-London: Legal services

2017/S 119-239928

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Hackney
The Annexe, 2 Hillman Street
London
E8 1FB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Beverly Aboagye
Telephone: +44 2083561562
E-mail: beverly.aboagye@hackney.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.hackney.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.hackney.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=e2601940-6d09-e711-80dd-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=e2601940-6d09-e711-80dd-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: legal services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Solicitors – London Boroughs Legal Alliance.

Reference number: DN282126

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The London Boroughs’ Legal Alliance (the ‘LBLA’), comprised of the London Boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Newham, Redbridge, Waltham Forest, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the City of London Corporation, Westminster City Council and the London Fire and Planning Authority. Tenders are welcome from organisations that can provide high quality and cost effective legal advisory services for one or both of the following Lots: Lot 1-Regeneration and Lot 2–Full Range of Legal Services. The Framework Agreement will run for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 1 year. It will be open for use by other local authorities in Greater London and South-East England (please refer to localgovernmentexecutive.co.uk). The London Borough of Hackney is acting as the Central Purchasing Body and Kennedy Cater is acting as the advisers on behalf of the LBLA.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 300 000.00 GBP

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:

Lot 1 — Regeneration

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Scope of this Lot (maximum of 8 suppliers), whilst not guaranteed includes (without limitation) advice and assistance with respect to the following areas of law:

The organisations appointed shall:

Provide legal advisory services to the Authorities in relation to Regeneration related work for which the Authorities require legal input including but not limited to:

— Development agreements;

— Joint ventures;

— Large scale portfolio work;

— Mixed use development;

— Construction and regeneration;

— Public procurement advice and tendering (including competitive dialogue);

— Planning inquiries;

— Complex planning agreements;

— Site assembly;

— Review of construction contract terms and conditions;

— Review of warranties to sub-contractors and sub-consultants;

— Agreement of contract terms and conditions for construction contracts with any successful contractor;

— Environmental matters;

— Related state aid;

— Any dispute or litigation closely connected with a regeneration project.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 45 %
Quality criterion – Name: Value-added benefits and social value benefits / Weighting: 5 %
Price – Weighting: 50 %

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: 36
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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — Full Range of Legal Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Scope of this Lot (maximum of 8 suppliers), shall provide legal advisory services to the Authorities in relation to the Full Range of Legal Services for which the Authorities require legal input including but not limited to the following four categories:

1. Litigation including but not limited to:

— Housing;

— Employment;

— General civil including complex debt collection;

— Construction.

2. Commercial including but not limited to:

— Contracts;

— EU Procurement & General Procurement;

— PPP/PFI;

— Education Projects.

3. Property including but not limited to:

— General Planning;

— Highway agreements;

— Landlord and Tenant (including Housing);

— Compulsory Purchase Orders;

— Sales and Leasehold;

— Small scale development projects.

4. Other Miscellaneous Local Government work including and not limited to:

— Freedom of information law, data protection and governance;

— Licensing;

— Pensions;

— Elections.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 45 %
Quality criterion – Name: Value-added benefits and social value benefits / Weighting: 5 %
Price – Weighting: 50 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 300 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Tenderers are required to complete a Selection Questionnaire.

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:

The eventual Framework Agreement is restricted to the legal profession.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please see Framework Agreement Terms and Condition for contract performance standards.

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)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: 16
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: yes
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: 04/08/2017
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:

English

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/08/2017
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

The services will be re-procured in the next 3 to 4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough of Hackney
The Annexe, 2 Hillman Street
London
E8 1FB
United Kingdom
E-mail: CServices.Procurement@Hackney.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Borough of Hackney
The Annexe, 2 Hillman Street
London
E8 1FB
United Kingdom
E-mail: CServices.Procurement@Hackney.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

London Borough of Hackney
The Annexe, 2 Hillman Street
London
E8 1FB
United Kingdom
E-mail: CServices.Procurement@Hackney.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/06/2017

 

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