Tender for Housing and Debt Services in England and Wales

Tender for Housing and Debt Services in England and Wales

15 geographical Lots. Bury – Lot No: 1. Calderdale – Lot No: 2.

United Kingdom-London: Legal advisory and representation services

2020/S 187-452880

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Legal Aid Agency
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Postal code: SW1H 9AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: civiltenders@legalaid.gsi.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: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-tender-activity-2020
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://legalaid.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Other publicly funded services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Procurement of Housing and Debt Services in England and Walesfrom 1 December 2020

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79110000 Legal advisory and representation services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (‘LAA’) is inviting Applicants to respond to this invitation to tender (‘ITT’) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded housing and debt services in the following procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington and Halton, Wigan, Wirral.

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 standard civil contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5 p.m. on 22 October 2020.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 971 437.50 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:

Bury

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3 Greater Manchester
Main site or place of performance:

Bury.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (‘LAA’) is inviting applicants to respond to this invitation to tender (‘ITT’) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington and Halton, Wigan, Wirral.

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 standard civil contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting tenders is 5 p.m. on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (‘IFA’) for this procurement process before submitting your tender.

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 — Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23.59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Calderdale

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE44 Calderdale and Kirklees
Main site or place of performance:

Calderdale

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

City of Kingston upon Hull

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE11 Kingston upon Hull, City of
Main site or place of performance:

City of Kingston upon Hull

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 EUR

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Dorset

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK2 Dorset and Somerset
NUTS code: UKK22 Dorset CC
Main site or place of performance:

Dorset

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Somerset

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23 Somerset
Main site or place of performance:

Somerset

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Doncaster

 

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31 Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham
Main site or place of performance:

Doncaster

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 EUR

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

East Riding of Yorkshire

 

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE12 East Riding of Yorkshire
Main site or place of performance:

East Riding of Yorkshire

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Hartlepool

 

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC23 Sunderland
Main site or place of performance:

Hartlepool

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 EUR

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Leicestershire and Rutland

 

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF22 Leicestershire CC and Rutland
Main site or place of performance:

Leicestershire and Rutland

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 EUR

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North Hertfordshire

 

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH23 Hertfordshire
Main site or place of performance:

North Hertfordshire

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Shropshire

 

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG22 Shropshire CC
Main site or place of performance:

Shropshire

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 EUR

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

South Tyneside

 

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC22 Tyneside
Main site or place of performance:

South Tyneside

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Warrington and Halton

 

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD61 Warrington
Main site or place of performance:

Warrington and Halton

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Wigan

 

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3 Greater Manchester
Main site or place of performance:

Wigan

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Wirral

 

Lot No: 15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000 Legal services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD74 Wirral
Main site or place of performance:

Wirral

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Legal Aid Agency (“LAA”) is inviting Applicants to respond to this Invitation To Tender (“ITT”) for the opportunity to deliver publicly funded Housing and Debt services in the following Procurement Areas from 1 December 2020:

Bury, Calderdale, City of Kingston upon Hull, Dorset, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hartlepool, Leicestershire and Rutland, North Hertfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, South Tyneside, Warrington & Halton, Wigan, Wirral

This procurement process is designed to evaluate an Applicant’s suitability to contract with us and will procure the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.

This opportunity opens on 22 September 2020. The deadline for submitting Tenders is 5pm on 22 October 2020.

You must read the Information For Applicants (“IFA”) for this procurement process before submitting your Tender.`

The IFA can be found in the ‘Attachments’ section of ‘itt_665 – Housing and Debt Civil Legal Aid Services in Housing and Debt from December 2020’.

We will accept questions about this IFA up until 23:59 on 7 October 2020 (referred to below as ‘End date for supplier clarification messages’). Questions must be submitted through the relevant e-Tendering message board.

Further information on how to submit a question can be found in the IFA.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Section A: Organisation and contact details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section B: Individual Bid details / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion – Name: Section C –Verification information / Weighting: 0
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 64 762.50 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

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: 22/10/2020
Local time: 17:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 23/10/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/10/2020
Local time: 17:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Legal Aid Agency
Postal address: 102 Petty France
Town: London
Postal code: SW1H 9AJ
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
Postal address: 70 Fleet Street
Town: London
Postal code: EC4Y 1EU
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Legal Aid Agency
Postal address: 102 Petty France
Town: London
Postal code: SW1H 9AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: civiltenders@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/09/2020