Legal Aid Agency Tender –  Willesden

Legal Aid Agency Tender –  Willesden

To deliver Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme services in Willesden court.

United Kingdom-London: Legal services

2020/S 008-013940

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Legal Aid Agency
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: SW1H 9AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: civiltenders@legalaid.gsi.gov.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.gov.uk/topic/legal-aid-for-providers/tenders
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://legalaid.bravosolution.co.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: other publicly funded services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Procurement of HPCDS Services in England and Wales from 1.3.2020 – Willesden HPCDS Scheme

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The LAA is inviting Applicants who submitted an Expression of Interest to deliver Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS) services in Willesden court to submit a Tender for an Exclusive Schedule under a 2013 Standard Civil Contract (as amended) (“HPCDS Contract or Contract”) to deliver those services until 30.9.2020.

The LAA is offering one Contract to deliver the Willesden HPCDS Scheme.

This Contract will commence on 1.3.2020 or on the date on which the successful Applicant tenders to deliver these services.

The LAA is seeking to award a HPCDS Contract to an Applicant who:

(a) is able to deliver HPCDS Services through an Office based in the corresponding or neighbouring Housing and Debt Procurement Area and hold a 2018 Standard Civil Contract with authorisation in the Housing and Debt Categories of Law; and

(b) has relevant and recent experience of delivering HPCDS services; and

(c) is able to deliver HPCDS services from the contract start date.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 73 446.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI72
Main site or place of performance:

Willesden County Court

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The LAA is inviting Applicants who submitted an Expression of Interest to deliver Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS) services in Willesden court to submit a Tender for an Exclusive Schedule under a 2013 Standard Civil Contract (as amended) (“HPCDS Contract or Contract”) to deliver those services until 30.9.2020.

The LAA is offering one Contract to deliver the Willesden HPCDS Scheme.

This Contract will commence on 1.3.2020 or on the date on which the successful Applicant tenders to deliver these services.

The LAA is seeking to award a HPCDS Contract to an Applicant who:

(a) is able to deliver HPCDS Services through an Office based in the corresponding or neighbouring Housing and Debt Procurement Area and hold a 2018 Standard Civil Contract with authorisation in the Housing and Debt Categories of Law; and

(b) has relevant and recent experience of delivering HPCDS services; and

(c) is able to deliver HPCDS services from the contract start date.

The LAA is offering one contract to deliver HPCDS services for the Willesden Scheme.

Organisations who responded to the recent Expression of Interest process for Willesden HPCDS have been invited to tender to deliver HPCDS Services in Willesden.

The LAA is seeking to award a HPCDS Contract to Applicants who can commence service delivery from 1.3.2020 as applicable. The Contract Period runs until 30.9.2020 (subject to the LAA’s rights of early termination).

All Tenders must be completed and submitted using the e-Tendering system. This can be accessed either through a link on the tender pages of the LAA website or directly at www.legalaid.bravosolution.co.uk

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Office Location / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: HPCDS Experience / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C: Ability to commence work from 1.3.2020 / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section D: Agents / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section E: Tie Break / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section F: Warranties and Declaration / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 73 446.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/03/2020
End: 30/09/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Restricted 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: 06/02/2020
Local time: 09:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 07/02/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Legal Aid Agency
Postal address: 102 Petty France
Town: London
Postal code: SW1H 9AJ
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
Postal address: 70 Fleet Street
Town: London
Postal code: EC4Y 1EU
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Legal Aid Agency
Postal address: 102 Petty France
Town: London
Postal code: SW1H 9AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: civiltenders@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

08/01/2020