Legal Services Framework 2021-2025 – London Boroughs Legal Alliance

Legal Services Framework 2021-2025 – London Boroughs Legal Alliance

The Framework will be available to all members of the LBLA and other Local Authorities in the South East of England subject to approval by Westminster City Council.

LBLA Legal Services Framework (2021-2025)

Contract summary



  • Legal services – 79100000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

21 May 2021

Closing date

28 May 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

6 November 2021

Contract end date

5 November 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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Westminster City Council on behalf of the London Boroughs Legal Alliance (LBLA) are tendering for a Legal Services framework.

The Legal services framework will be made up of two lots:

Lot 1: Regeneration – Legal advisory services in relation to Regeneration

Lot 2: Full Range of Legal Services – General legal services including but not limited to litigation, commercial, property and other miscellaneous Local Government work

The Framework will be available to all members of the LBLA and other Local Authorities in the South East of England subject to approval by Westminster City Council. A full list of participating authorities is detailed in the Additional information section.

Westminster City Council will act as the Contracting Authority on behalf of itself and the other LBLA members and will execute a Framework Agreement with each economic operator appointed. The Framework Agreement replaces an existing framework arrangement and will also be available to other local authorities in London and South East of England.


More information


Additional text
Westminster City Council is acting as central purchasing body (as defined in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) for the purposes of undertaking this procurement exercise and concluding a separate framework agreement (“Framework Agreement”) with each of the successful Bidders.

The services to be procured from the framework are classified as follows:

– Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as “Legal services, to the extent not excluded by regulation 10(1)(d)”

– Regulation 10(1)(d) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015

For the avoidance of doubt, the framework is to be procured in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 Regulations 74 to 78, more commonly known as the Light Touch Regime. The precise tendering procedure are described in the tender documents which are available free of charge at . To access the documents interested tenderers will need to register and set up a company profile if they are not registered already. The tender reference is itt_WCC_14320.

Subject to permission from Westminster City Council the framework will also be available to:

The London Boroughs' Legal Alliance, comprised of the London Boroughs of Bexley, Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Enfield, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Havering, Hillingdon, Islington, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, the Royal Borough of Greenwich, the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, the City of London Corporation, Westminster City Council, HB Public Law (the London Boroughs of Harrow, Barnet, and Hounslow, Aylesbury Vale District Council), and Slough Borough Council) and the London Fire and Planning Authority.

– All Local authorities within Greater London and South-East England including but not limited to: Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex, the London Borough of Lambeth and the London Borough of Southwark.

– Alternative business structures and companies wholly owned by the local authorities.


How to apply


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


About the buyer



City Hall, 64 Victoria Street