Legal Services Framework for Forestry Commission
This Framework Agreement is largely dominated by property management of the nation’s forests.
United Kingdom-Bristol: Legal services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
National registration number: United Kingdom
Postal address: 620 Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane
NUTS code: UKK11 Bristol, City of
Postal code: BS16 1EJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sam Harris
Telephone: +44 3000674059
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Legal Services Framework—- Forestry Commission
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Provision of legal services to assist the Forestry Commission with various requirements, which include but are not limited to:
— estate and property management,
— claim management — traffic and third party,
— HR and employment law,
— public law,
— corporate law,
— debt recovery.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
Bristol, City of.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This framework agreement is largely dominated by property management of the nation’s forests.
Property management is undertaken by the Estates Team. The team is led by the Director of Estates, Mari Sibley, who is a member of Forestry England’s Executive Team. The country is split into 6 districts, and 20 land agents work from those districts.
The HR Team is led by the Head of HR, Paul Johnson, who is a member of Forestry England’s Executive Team.
The finance team is led by the Director of Finance, David Hodson, who is a member of the Forestry England Board and Executive Team.
The 254 000 hectare nation’s forest is the largest single landholding in the country. The estate comprises over 1 500 separate properties including some of the finest woodlands, forest and open land in England, a wide range of housing and commercial property, mineral developments, and a variety recreation/leisure businesses. The properties are spread across 6 Forest Districts: North England, Yorkshire, Central England, West England, East England, South England including Westonbirt Arboretum and the National Office in Bristol. There are over 850 people working in a broad range of roles delivering the diverse business functions covering the management of the estate.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: