Legal Services Tender – North Somerset

Legal Services Tender – North Somerset

The purpose of this procurement is to appoint a legal adviser to: support, review and advise on the application for planning permission to construct and operate the Scheme.

United Kingdom-Weston-super-Mare: Legal services

2020/S 169-410330

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: North Somerset Council
Postal address: Town Hall
Town: Weston-super-Mare
NUTS code: UKK12 Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
Postal code: BS23 1UJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Nicola Scribens
E-mail: nicola.scribens@n-somerset.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1275885208
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Legal Services for Planning, Land Assembly and Statutory Consents for the Banwell Bypass

 

Reference number: DN492728

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000 Legal services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

North Somerset Council (‘NSC’) leads the promotion of the Banwell Bypass Major Transport Scheme and associated works (‘the Scheme’).

The purpose of this procurement is to appoint a legal adviser to:

— support, review and advise on the application for planning permission to construct and operate the Scheme;

— development of Heads of Terms and ultimately legal contracts for appropriate land acquisition;

— undertake and advise CPO preparation, making and confirmation through all relevant formulation and statutory process stages;

— negotiation, preparing and completion of legal documentation in connection with the Banwell Bypass Works, including statutory orders and consents e.g. road classification orders, side road orders, traffic regulation orders, stopping up/diversion orders;

— direction of and liaison with appointed land agent;

— support the Council and the wider professional team in the planning process and order making stages, including at public inquiry;

— support all other statutory orders and consents, including road classification orders, side roads orders and traffic regulation orders;

— provide counsel services to advise on key elements of the statutory processes and advise on statutory tests including representing NSC at any Public Inquiry;

— attendance at project team meetings and any other meetings as required.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 700 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12 Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

North Somerset Council (‘NSC’) leads the promotion of the Banwell Bypass Major Transport Scheme and associated works (‘the Scheme’).

The purpose of this procurement is to appoint a legal adviser to:

— support, review and advise on the application for planning permission to construct and operate the Scheme;

— development of heads of terms and ultimately legal contracts for appropriate land acquisition;

— undertake and advise CPO preparation, making and confirmation through all relevant formulation and statutory process stages;

— negotiation, preparing and completion of legal documentation in connection with the Banwell Bypass Works, including statutory orders and consents e.g. road classification orders, side road orders, traffic regulation orders, stopping up/diversion orders;

— direction of and liaison with appointed land agent;

— support the Council and the wider professional team in the planning process and Order making stages, including at Public Inquiry;

— support all other statutory orders and consents, including road classification orders, side roads orders and traffic regulation orders;

— provide counsel services to advise on key elements of the statutory processes and advise on statutory tests including representing NSC at any Public Inquiry;

— attendance at project team meetings and any other meetings as required;

— manage the land agents appointed by the Council.

The contract term is 5 + 2 (1 + 1).

The procurement is being run solely through the portal www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk and as such all communications must be made through this.

The procurement is being run though an open tender process.

The tender pack will be made available through the councils procurement portal, www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

We envisage the procurement being made available on Wednesday 2nd September.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality submission / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 700 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Please refer to the ITT for details on requirements.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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:

Please refer to the ITT for details on requirements.

 

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to the ITT for details on requirements.

 

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
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: 02/10/2020
Local time: 13:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/10/2020
Local time: 13:00
Place:

The tenders will be sealed by the Procurement portal and unsealed by the Procurement Manager following the closure of the tender window.

 

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Nicola Scribens, Procurement manager.

 

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:

N/a

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: North Somerset Council
Town: Weston super Mare
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: North Somerset Council
Town: Weston super Mare
Country: United Kingdom
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:

27/08/2020