General Aerospace Legal Panel

General Aerospace Legal Panel

To put in place a panel for the provision of services of external legal counsel to advise in relation to the financial support that UKEF provides to the aerospace sector.

General Aerospace Legal Panel – GALP

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Legal services – 79100000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£40,000,000

Procurement reference

tender_260167/1011745

Published date

5 November 2021

Closing date

9 December 2021

Closing time

3pm

Contract start date

16 May 2022

Contract end date

16 May 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

UK Export Finance (the “Customer”), has a requirement for the provision of “General Aerospace Legal Panel”. The Secretary of State for the Department for International Trade (DIT) is the contracting authority responsible for the delivery of this requirement on behalf of the Customer.

The full specification is provided with the contract documents (GALP ITT Schedule 07) but in summary UKEF intends to put in place a panel for the provision of services of external legal counsel to advise in relation to the financial support that UKEF provides to the aerospace sector.

The contract shall be for a period of 48 months. The requirement has an estimated total value of £40,000,000 (ex-VAT) and this value includes any available contract option(s). Bidders will be expected to demonstrate their tenders will continue to deliver value for money to the Customer for throughout the period of the contract.

DIT has conducted a Cyber Risk Assessment to identify the level of cyber risk to this requirement. It has been identified that Cyber Essentials or equivalent is required.

DIT is using e-tendering for this procurement which means this Invitation To Tender (ITT) and the forms for submitting a response are only available in electronic form which can be accessed via your web browser at: https://uktrade.app.jaggaer.com/. Bidders should read all the instructions and documents thoroughly and follow the defined processes to comply with our requirements.

 

More information

 

Previous notice about this procurement

UKEF – General Aerospace Legal Panel (GALP)

  • Early engagement
  • Published 29 December 2020

 

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How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

James Townsend

Address

Old Admiralty Building
Westminster
SW1A 2BL
England

Email

galp@trade.gov.uk