Harlow District Council Legal Services Tender
The authority requires a Framework of 5 legal advisors which the authority can call upon, on an ad-hoc basis.
United Kingdom-Harlow: Legal services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: Civic Centre, Water Gardens, Essex
NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
Postal code: CM20 1WG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Tina McDermott
Telephone: +44 1279446655
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.harlow.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0086
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Legal Services in Support of Special Projects
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
1.4) The authority requires a framework of five (5) legal advisors which the authority can call upon, on an ad-hoc basis to support and partner its’ in house legal team to deliver timely and accurate legal advice for major projects, and/or those projects or requirements that (in the view of the authority) are high profile, high risk, high profile and/or of strategic importance as described in the authority’s Brief.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The authority requires a framework of five (5) legal advisors which the authority can call upon, on an ad-hoc basis to support and partner its’ in house legal team to deliver timely and accurate legal advice for major projects, and/or those projects or requirements that (in the view of the authority) are high profile, high risk, high profile and/or of strategic importance as described in the authority’s brief.
Indicative services include, by way of example:
(a) support with and for the authority new and existing corporate arms (including governance);
(b) support with the authority’s strategic procurement processes;
(c) support with the delivery of garden community projects;
(d) support in respect of director duties, conflict of interests;
(e) general public law matters;
(f) support for the authority’s statutory officers;
(g) illegal encampment and encroachment;
(h) employment matters;
(I) contentious and non-contentious high value high risk commercial contract support.
It should be noted that Tendring District Council, Maldon District Council and Chelmsford City Council have expressed an interest in calling off services from this framework.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Harlow Civic Centre.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Tendring District Council, Maldon District Council and Chelmsford City Council have expressed an interest in calling off services from this framework.
Completed tenders and all communications during the tender period must be submitted via the MyTenders portal.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=219917.
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Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
Postal address: Cabinet Office
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-procurement-review-service-scope-and-remit
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: