Legal Aid Tender – Boston and Lincoln

Legal Aid Tender – Boston and Lincoln

The LAA is offering up to 4 contracts in the Boston and Lincoln HPCDS Scheme.

United Kingdom-London: Legal services

2020/S 008-013961

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 HPCDS Services in England and Wales from 1.3.2020 — Boston and Lincoln 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 to submit a tender for an Exclusive Schedule under a 2013 Standard Civil Contract (as amended) (‘HPCDS Contract or Contract’) to deliver Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS) services in the Boston and Lincoln Scheme until 30.9.2020. The LAA is offering up to 4 contracts in the Boston and Lincoln HPCDS Scheme.These contracts will commence on 1.3.2020 or on the date on which applicants tender to deliver these services. The LAA is seeking to award HPCDS contracts to applicants who:

(a) are able to deliver HPCDS services through an office based in the corresponding Housing and Debt Procurement Area and hold a 2018 Standard Civil Contract with authorisation in the Housing and Debt Categories of Law; and

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

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

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 220.00 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:

HPCDS ITT for Boston

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

Boston.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The LAA is inviting applicants to submit a tender for an Exclusive Schedule under a 2013 Standard Civil Contract (as amended) (‘HPCDS Contract or Contract’) to deliver Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS) services in the Boston and Lincoln Scheme until 30.9.2020. The LAA is offering up to 4 contracts in the Boston and Lincoln HPCDS Scheme.

These contracts will commence on 1.3.2020 or on the date on which applicants tender to deliver these services.

The LAA is seeking to award HPCDS contracts to applicants who:

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

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

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

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Court(s) to be delivered / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Office location / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C: HPCDS experience / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section D: Ability to commence work from 1.3.2020 / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section E: Agents / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section F: Tie break / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 786.00 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.2.10)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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HPCDS ITT for Lincoln

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

Lincoln.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The LAA is inviting applicants to submit a tender for an Exclusive Schedule under a 2013 Standard Civil Contract (as amended) (‘HPCDS Contract or Contract’) to deliver Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS) services in the Boston and Lincoln Scheme until 30 September 2020. The LAA is offering up to 4 contracts in the Boston and Lincoln HPCDS Scheme.

These contracts will commence on 1.3.2020 or on the date on which applicants tender to deliver these services.

The LAA is seeking to award HPCDS contracts to applicants who:

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

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

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

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Court(s) to be delivered / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Office location / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C: HPCDS experience / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section D: Ability to commence work from 1.3.2020 / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section E: Agents / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section F: Tie break / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 435.00 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.2.10)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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HPCDS ITT for Boston and Lincoln

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

Boston and Lincoln.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The LAA is inviting applicants to submit a tender for an Exclusive Schedule under a 2013 Standard Civil Contract (as amended) (‘HPCDS Contract or Contract’) to deliver Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS) services in the Boston and Lincoln Scheme until 30.9.2020.

The LAA is offering up to 4 contracts in the Boston and Lincoln HPCDS Scheme.

These contracts will commence on 1.3.2020 or on the date on which applicants tender to deliver these services.

The LAA is seeking to award HPCDS Contracts to applicants who:

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

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

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

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Court(s) to be delivered / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Office location / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C: HPCDS experience / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section D: Ability to commence work from 1.3.2020 / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section E: Agents / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section F: Tie break / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 220.00 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.2.10)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

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: 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

Date: 06/02/2020
Local time: 10:00

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:
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