University of Wolverhampton Legal Services Tender

University of Wolverhampton Legal Services Tender

Framework of specialist legal services supplier(s) which can support its internal Legal Team. 6 Lots.

United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Legal services

2018/S 151-347271

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Wolverhampton
MX Building, Camp Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 1AD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902321000
E-mail: procurement@wlv.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKG
Internet address(es):Main address: www.wlv.ac.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Legal Services

Reference number: 18-19

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

University of Wolverhampton offices requires a Framework of specialist legal services supplier(s) which can support its internal Legal team, and can provide high quality (value for money) services using up-to-date methods of work whilst ensuring compliance with current and evolving legal standards and regulations in the following areas (Lots):

— Commercial, Contracts, Intellectual Property,

— Information Governance,

— Property and Construction,

— Employment and Pensions,

— Education,

— Company, Governance and Charity.

Each Lot will have 3 Suppliers on that are ranked. Subsequent call off contracts will be awarded on a ranked basis. If the first ranked supplier is unable to deliver the services, the second supplier will be approached etc.

The opportunity will also be available for use by other Public bodies in Wolverhampton and Partner authorities in the West Midlands Combined Authority, including but not limited to, City of Wolverhampton Council and Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 6
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Legal Services: Lot 1 Commercial, Contracts and Intellectual Property

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

University of Wolverhampton Offices requires a Framework of specialist legal services supplier(s) which can support its internal Legal Team, and can provide high quality (value for money) services using up-to-date methods of work whilst ensuring compliance with current and evolving legal standards and regulations in the following area:

— Commercial,

— Contracts, and

— Intellectual Property.

Each Lot will have 3 suppliers on that are ranked. Subsequent call off contracts will be awarded on a ranked basis. If the first ranked supplier is unable to deliver the services, the second supplier will be approached etc.

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is an option to extend for a further 24 months. After this the service will need to be re-tendered.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Possibly used by Externally Funded projects throughout the contract period

II.2.14)Additional information

In order to allow this Framework to be used for potential Funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (2014-2020) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding Body e.g. Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Legal Services: Information Governance

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

University of Wolverhampton Offices requires a Framework of specialist legal services supplier(s) which can support its internal Legal team, and can provide high quality (value for money) services using up-to-date methods of work whilst ensuring compliance with current and evolving legal standards and regulations in the following areas (Lot):

— Information Governance.

Each Lot will have 3 suppliers on that are ranked. Subsequent call off contracts will be awarded on a ranked basis. If the first ranked supplier is unable to deliver the services, the second supplier will be approached etc.

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is an option to extend for a further 24 months. After this the service will need to be re-tendered.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Possibly used by Externally Funded projects throughout the contract period

II.2.14)Additional information

In order to allow this Framework to be used for potential Funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (2014-2020) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding body e.g. Local enterprise partnerships (LEP).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Legal Services — Property and Construction

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

University of Wolverhampton Offices requires a Framework of specialist legal services supplier(s) which can support its internal Legal Team, and can provide high quality (value for money) services using up-to-date methods of work whilst ensuring compliance with current and evolving legal standards and regulations in the following areas (Lot):

— Property and Construction.

Each Lot will have 3 suppliers on that are ranked. Subsequent call off contracts will be awarded on a ranked basis. If the first ranked supplier is unable to deliver the services, the second supplier will be approached etc.

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is an option to extend for a further 24 months. After this the service will need to be re-tendered.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Possibly used by Externally Funded projects throughout the contract period

II.2.14)Additional information

In order to allow this Framework to be used for potential Funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (2014-2020) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding Body e.g. Local enterprise partnerships (LEP).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Legal Services — Employment and Pensions

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

University of Wolverhampton Offices requires a Framework of specialist legal services supplier(s) which can support its internal Legal Team, and can provide high quality (value for money) services using up-to-date methods of work whilst ensuring compliance with current and evolving legal standards and regulations in the following areas (Lot):

— Employment and Pensions.

Each Lot will have 3 suppliers on that are ranked. Subsequent call off contracts will be awarded on a ranked basis. If the first ranked supplier is unable to deliver the services, the second supplier will be approached etc.

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is an option to extend for a further 24 months. After this the service will need to be re-tendered.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Possibly used by Externally Funded projects throughout the contract period

II.2.14)Additional information

In order to allow this Framework to be used for potential Funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (2014-2020) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding Body e.g. Local enterprise partnerships (LEP).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Legal Services — Education

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

University of Wolverhampton Offices requires a Framework of specialist legal services supplier(s) which can support its internal Legal Team, and can provide high quality (value for money) services using up-to-date methods of work whilst ensuring compliance with current and evolving legal standards and regulations in the following areas (Lot):

— Education.

Each Lot will have 3 suppliers on that are ranked. Subsequent call off contracts will be awarded on a ranked basis. If the first ranked supplier is unable to deliver the services, the second supplier will be approached etc.

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is an option to extend for a further 24 months. After this the service will need to be re-tendered.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Possibly used by Externally Funded projects throughout the contract period

II.2.14)Additional information

In order to allow this Framework to be used for potential Funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (2014-2020) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding body e.g. Local enterprise partnerships (LEP).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Legal Services — Company, Governance and Charity

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

University of Wolverhampton Offices requires a Framework of specialist legal services supplier(s) which can support its internal Legal Team, and can provide high quality (value for money) services using up-to-date methods of work whilst ensuring compliance with current and evolving legal standards and regulations in the following areas (Lot):

— Company, Governance and Charity

Each Lot will have 3 suppliers on that are ranked. Subsequent call off contracts will be awarded on a ranked basis. If the first ranked supplier is unable to deliver the services, the second supplier will be approached etc.

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is an option to extend for a further 24 months. After this the service will need to be re-tendered.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Possibly used by Externally Funded projects throughout the contract period

II.2.14)Additional information

In order to allow this Framework to be used for potential Funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (2014-2020) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding body e.g. Local enterprise partnerships (LEP).

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:

As per tender

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
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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: 18
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The contract is set up for a maximum of 5 years to ensure best value for money for the University taking into account the resource requirements to conduct the Tender process.

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: 06/09/2018
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

4 years

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton
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:

06/08/2018

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