CSA Catapult Legal Services Tender

CSA Catapult Legal Services Tender

Lot 1: Full Service Legal; Lot 2: Specialist Employment Law.

United Kingdom-Newport: Legal services

2020/S 032-076468

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult
Postal address: CSA Catapult Innovation Centre Celtic Way Imperial Park
Town: Newport
NUTS code: UKL
Postal code: NP10 8BE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@csa.catapult.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://csa.catapult.org.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://www.csa.catapult.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: procurment@csa.catapult.org.uk
Town: Newport
NUTS code: UKL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@csa.catapult.org.ukInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.csa.catapult.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://csa.catapult.org.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: procurment@csa.catapult.org.uk
Town: Newport
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurment@csa.catapult.org.uk
NUTS code: UKLInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.csa.catapult.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Partially publically funded through another contracting authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Research and development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Legal Services

Reference number: CON-2020-032

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The CSA Catapult helps UK companies, particularly SME’s, to grow by exploiting advancements in compound semiconductor technologies which translate into opportunities for:

— power electronics e.g. smart grid, electric and autonomous vehicles,

— RF/microwave e.g. RADAR, Wi-Fi and 5G, and

— photonics e.g. security scanning, health diagnostics and li-fi communications.

The Catapult has a unique position and responsibility. We are a company limited by guarantee but are partially funded by government via Innovate UK. The Catapult’s providers must have experience and capabilities to respond to the Catapult’s range of legal advisory requirements. The Catapult is seeking providers of legal services in 2 lots:

Lot 1: Full Service Legal;

Lot 2: Specialist Employment Law.

The indicative budget for lot 1 is 100 000 GBP to 800 000 GBP and lot 2 25 000 GBP to 250 000 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 050 000.00 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:

Full Service Legal

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot 1 provider will advise on a range of legal matters as a full service firm. Further details are provided in the invitation to tender.

The budget for Lot 1 is 100 000 GBP to 800 000 GBP, though the Catapult is seeking to reduce its legal spend in this area.

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

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

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.2.12)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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Specialist Employment Law

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot 2 provider will advise on specialist employment law matters. Further details are provided in the invitation to tender.

The budget for lot 2 is 25 000 GBP to 250 000 GBP.

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

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

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.2.12)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

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

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
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)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: 13/03/2020
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/03/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

To express interest in this opportunity and receive the tender documents, please email procurement@csa.catapult.org.uk with CON-2020-032 in the subject field.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult
Town: Newport
Country: 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:

12/02/2020