Legal Services Panel for University of Lincoln

Legal Services Panel for University of Lincoln

The University is seeking to establish a multi-supplier panel of five suppliers to offer legal advice.

United Kingdom-Lincoln: Legal services

2020/S 230-568504

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Lincoln
Postal address: Brayford Pool
Town: Lincoln
NUTS code: UKF3 Lincolnshire
Postal code: LN6 7TS
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Laura Simms
E-mail: lsimms@lincoln.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1522886762
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/

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-Lincoln:-Legal-services./WU6Z6RQ9FF
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Lincoln:-Legal-services./WU6Z6RQ9FF
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

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Legal Services Panel

 

Reference number: 312

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000 Legal services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The University is seeking to establish a multi-supplier panel of five suppliers to offer legal advice, support and guidance to each of the three colleges within the University and professional service departments. Legal services are required to cover the below four core deliverable areas:

— general and commercial;

— property;

— employment and people;

— student focus.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF3 Lincolnshire
Main site or place of performance:

Lincolnshire.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The University seeks to establish a multi-supplier panel of five suppliers to provide legal advice, support and guidance to each of the colleges within the University and professional service departments. Legal services are required to cover the below four core deliverable areas.

— general and commercial;

— property;

— employment and people;

— student focus.

The procurement process is a two stage process comprising of:

Stage 1: shortlisting questionnaire (SLQ);

Stage 2: tender and award.

Stage 1 will be used to shortlist the number of suppliers invited to submit a tender response at stage 2 to eight.

The panel is for the sole use of the University of Lincoln and will run for a an initial period of 3 years. There will be an option for the University to extend the contract by a period of 2 years in yearly increments.

The estimated total value range of the panel is between GBP 1 300 000 to GBP 2 000 000 over the maximum 5-year period.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As detailed within the tender documentation.

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

 

The tender process is a two stage process:

Stage 1: selection questionnaire;

Stage 2: tender and award.

All details are provided within the tender documentation.

 

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 05/01/2021
Local time: 11:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The contracting authority will incorporate a voluntary standstill period when the contract award decision is communicated to tenderers.

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Lincoln:-Legal-services./WU6Z6RQ9FF

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/WU6Z6RQ9FF

Go reference: GO-20201120-PRO-17399014

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: University of Lincoln
Postal address: Brayford Pool
Town: Lincoln
Postal code: LN6 7TS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Lsimms@lincoln.ac.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

 

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days voluntary standstill period following electronic notification (minimum of 15 calendar days for any other means of communication) to applicants of the award decisions.

This notification will provide the information that tenderers are legally entitled to regarding the award decision. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/11/2020