Cornwall Council Legal Services Framework

Cornwall Council Legal Services Framework

Procurement of a Framework of, primarily, solicitors’ firms that can be used on a call-off basis to provide external legal advice to support the council. 6 Lots.

United Kingdom-Truro: Legal services

2020/S 228-563024

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Cornwall Council
Postal address: County Hall, Treyew Road
Town: Truro
NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TR1 3AY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Janet Bowen
E-mail: jbowen@cornwall.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1872224213
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

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=4f97e603-941a-eb11-8105-005056b64545
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=4f97e603-941a-eb11-8105-005056b64545

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 Framework

 

Reference number: DN507517

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000 Legal services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Procurement of a framework of, primarily, solicitors’ firms that can be used on a call-off basis to provide external legal advice to support the Council, Council owned entities and potentially other clients in the south west region to deliver their priorities.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 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:

Commercial and Employment

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Services required will include:

— state aid,

— competition,

— financing,

— tax,

— complex procurement and contracts,

— charging and trading,

— Corporate law,

— insolvency,

— aviation and maritime,

— energy,

— trusts and charities,

— intellectual property,

— general employment advice,

— equal pay and other equality issues,

— redundancy,

— TUPE.

 

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: 48
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.2.13)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:

None in framework set up but there may be legal work for EU funded projects called off in the life of the framework.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Property, Planning and Highways

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Services required will include:

— general property advice;

— conveyancing (commercial and residential, including right to buys);

— landlord and tenant (commercial and residential);

— public enquiries;

— development control (enforcement, planning obligations, general advice, etc.);

— advising upon development agreements;

— all non-contentious planning;

— compulsory purchase orders and other property, planning or highway related orders;

— statutory highway agreements and related procedures.

 

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: 48
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.2.13)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:

None in framework set up but there may be legal work for EU funded projects called off in the life of the framework.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Civil Litigation

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Services to include:

— civil court proceedings,

— judicial review,

— mediation, ADR, 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: 48
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.2.13)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:

None in framework set up but there may be legal work for EU funded projects called off in the life of the framework.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Criminal Litigation and Regulatory

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Services include:

— licensing,

— enforcement activity,

— prosecutions,

— defence proceedings,

— mediation, ADR, 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: 48
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.2.13)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:

None in framework set up but there may be legal work for EU funded projects called off in the life of the framework.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Childrens

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Services include:

— care proceedings,

— adoption,

— general education advice,

— admissions, exclusions and related procedures.

 

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: 48
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.2.13)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:

None in framework set up but there may be legal work for EU funded projects called off in the life of the framework.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Adults

 

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Services include:

— domiciliary care,

— mental health advice and proceedings,

— health,

— accommodation and welfare services.

 

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: 48
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.2.13)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:

None in framework set up but there may be legal work for EU funded projects called off in the life of the framework.

 

II.2.14)Additional information

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: 24
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Not applicable – 4 year term.

 

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

Date: 11/01/2021
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/01/2021
Local time: 12:00
Place:

New County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3AY.

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Cornwall Council Monitoring Officer
Postal address: New County Hall, Treyew Road
Town: Truro
Postal code: TR1 3AY
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/11/2020