Legal Services Framework – Financial Conduct Authority

Legal Services Framework – Financial Conduct Authority

Public Sector Law – Lot No: 1. Corporate and Commercial Legal Services – Lot No: 2.

United Kingdom-London: Legal services

2019/S 247-609567

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Financial Conduct Authority
Postal address: 12 Endeavour Square
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: E20 1JN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2070661000
Internet address(es):Main address: https://fca.delta-esourcing.com

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.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Legal-services./634W3UV3W3
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.delta-esourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

CON-18-161 Legal Services Framework

Reference number: CON-18-161

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The FCA is seeking to establish a framework agreement for the provision of legal services for a 4-year period, to take effect from June 2020 (approx.).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 150 000.00 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:

Public Sector Law

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Financial Services Authority (FCA) is seeking a limited number of suppliers to provide legal services to Lot 1: public sector law. This includes:

— accountability and audit/risk,

— EU and international, financial services/FSMA,

— human rights and civil liberties,

— policy and process,

— procurement and outsourcing,

— payments services and systems,

— public law litigation/judicial review/regulatory failure investigations, competition.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical ability / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Commercial competiteness / Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP

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:

Option to extend for up to 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://fca.delta-esourcing.com/respond/634W3UV3W3

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Corporate and Commercial Legal Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Financial Services Authority (FCA) is seeking a limited number of suppliers to provide legal services to Lot 1: corporate and commercial legal services. This includes: corporate and commercial, corporate governance and responsibility, dispute resolution/litigation, employment/health and safety, environmental, information technology, data and cyber, intellectual property and media, pensions, real estate and facilities, tax and accounting.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical Ability / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Commercial competitiveness / Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 800 000.00 GBP

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:

Option to extend for up to 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

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
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: no
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: 23/01/2020
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

To register for Lot 1: public sector law, please use the link: https://fca.delta-esourcing.com/respond/634W3UV3W3

To register for Lot 2: corporate and commercial law, please use the link: https://fca.delta-esourcing.com/respond/KY92V9Z58A

In addition to the FCA, the following contracting authorities (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) will be authorised users of the FCA’s Market Research Framework and may choose to use it:

— the payments systems regulator (PSR),

— the Bank of England (BoE),

— the prudential regulation authority (PRA),

— financial ombudsman service (FOS),

— financial services compensation scheme (FSCS),

— money and pensions service (formerly the single financial guidance body, and prior to that the money advice service and the pensions advice service).

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://fca.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Legal-services./634W3UV3W3

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://fca.delta-esourcing.com/respond/634W3UV3W3

GO Reference: GO-20191219-PRO-15706664

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Financial Conduct Authority
Postal address: 12 Endeavour Square
Town: London
Postal code: E20 1JN
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2070666702
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:

19/12/2019