Tender for Claims Handling Legal Services

Tender for Claims Handling Legal Services

The council is seeking to award a Framework for claims handling legal services. 

United Kingdom-Sunderland: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2018/S 068-151016

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Sunderland City Council
Civic Centre, Burdon Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Julie Rogerson
Telephone: +44 1915611772
E-mail: julie.rogerson@sunderland.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1915531090
NUTS code: UKC23
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.sunderland.gov.uk/

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/ProjectManagement/ProjectDashboard?projectId=42b5a1c7-de38-e811-80eb-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from 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


Claims Handling Legal Services

Reference number: DN333012

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Claims Handling Legal 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: UKC23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council is seeking to award a framework for Claims Handling Legal Services. The framework will be awarded on a ranked supplier basis. It is envisaged the top 3 highest ranked suppliers will be appointed to this framework orders will be placed with the supplier ranked first however if the first ranked supplier is unable to meet the Council’s requirements orders may be placed with the supplier ranked second and so on.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Cost criterion – Name: cost / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:


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

This is an electronic tender via the Council’s ProContract eTender system. All organisations interested in this tender should register an expression of interest against this contract online at ‘www.nepoportal.org’Tender Reference DN333012. All tender documents are available via this portal.

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.1.1)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: 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: 17/05/2018
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: 17/05/2018
Local time: 12:00


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Council of City of Sunderland
Glenda Malone, Corporate Procurement Team, Civic Centre, Burdon Road
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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