Legal Services Framework 2020 – 2024

Legal Services Framework 2020 – 2024

General Legal, Governance, Contractual and Procurement Issues – Lot No: 1.

United Kingdom-Glenrothes: Legal services

2020/S 014-028590

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Kingdom Housing Association Ltd
Postal address: Saltire Centre, Pentland Court
Town: Glenrothes
NUTS code: UKM7
Postal code: KY6 2DA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: calumkippen@KHA.scot
Telephone: +44 1592631661

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Legal Services Framework 2020-24

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Kingdom Group of Companies through the parent organisation Kingdom Housing Associations intends to enter into a framework agreement with a limited number of organisations to provide legal services for a 3-year period with the option to extend for a 1-year period solely at the groups discretion.

It is envisaged that successful applicants appointed to the framework will be available to provide legal services to all organisation named on this framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 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:

General Legal, Governance, Contractual and Procurement Issues

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79110000
79111000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM7

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement for legal services has been split into different lots to enable applicants who specialise in a particular type of legal service to tender for the categories relevant to their organisation. This does not preclude an applicant from applying to suffice all the categories required.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality requirements / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

With an option to extend for up to 12 months (total possible contract duration of 48 months).

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:

Conveyancing and Related Issues

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000
79110000
79111000
79112000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM7
Main site or place of performance:

Fife.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

KG intend to enter into a framework agreement with a limited number of organisations for legal services for a 3-year period with the option to extend for a 1-year period solely at the discretion of KG.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Three years plus option of 1 year extension.

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:

Employment Law Issues

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000
79110000
79111000
79112000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM7
Main site or place of performance:

Fife.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

KG intend to enter into a framework agreement with a limited number of organisations for legal services for a 3-year period with the option to extend for a 1-year period solely at the discretion of KG.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Yes, contract 3 years with 1 year extension option.

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:

Finance Management Issues

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000
79110000
79111000
79112000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM7
Main site or place of performance:

Fife.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

KG intend to enter into a framework agreement with a limited number of organisations for legal services for a 3-year period with the option to extend for a 1-year period solely at the discretion of KG.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Three-year contract plus option of 1 year extension.

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:

Housing, Asset Management and Estate Management Issues

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000
79110000
79111000
79112000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM5
Main site or place of performance:

Fife.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

KG intend to enter into a framework agreement with a limited number of organisations for legal services for a 3-year period with the option to extend for a 1-year period solely at the discretion of KG.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Three-year contract with option of 1 year extension.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

All applicants organisations must hold corporate membership of the Law Society of Scotland and all staff involved throughout the lifetime of the framework must be appropriately qualified in Scots Law.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

All applicants organisations must hold corporate membership of the Law Society of Scotland and all staff involved throughout the lifetime of the framework must be appropriately qualified in Scots Law.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 13
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: 21/02/2020
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

Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/02/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Kingdom Housing Association Glenrothes.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=610574

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

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.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Please refer to the ITT documents

(SC Ref:610574)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=610574

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Kingdom Housing Association Ltd
Postal address: Saltire Centre, Pentland Court
Town: Glenrothes
Postal code: KY6 2DA
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1592631661Internet address: http://www.kingdomhousing.org.uk
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:

20/01/2020