Torus Legal Services Framework – Soft Market Testing

Torus Legal Services Framework – Soft Market Testing

Torus seeks input from the market as to what might be the most potentially attractive way of packaging and scoping a future procurement opportunity for a legal services Framework.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Legal services

2020/S 190-460118

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Torus62 Ltd
National registration number: 7973
Postal address: The Observatory, 1 Old Haymarket, Merseyside
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: L1 6RA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: eamonn.cullen@torus.co.uk
Telephone: +44 8006781894
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Prior Information Notice — Torus Legal Services Framework

 

Reference number: TOR099

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000 Legal services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Torus seeks input from the market as to what might be the most potentially attractive way of packaging and scoping a future procurement opportunity for a legal services framework. Torus is at an early stage in the development of its proposals and is testing the market prior to formulating any formal procurement opportunity. It is anticipated that the framework for legal services will be procured in November 2020.

For the avoidance of doubt, this notice is for the purpose of conducting a soft market testing exercise only, and will not formally begin the procurement or constitute any commitment by Torus to undertake any procurement exercise.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

NORTH WEST (ENGLAND).

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Torus is seeking to align legal services across the group following amalgamation. The current annual spend for legal service (based on 2019/20) is circa GBP 1.2 million with disbursements and VAT. It is anticipated that the procurement of a framework for legal services will be commence in November 2020.

The purpose of the soft market testing is for Torus to understand:

• views on the proposed lot structures;

• capacity and capability to deliver;

• fixed fees;

• innovation.

** Please refer to the documentation linked to this PIN Notice and uploaded to the Delta e-sourcing portal for full details of the exercise.

The deadline for any submissions relating to this soft-market test is 16 October 2020.

 

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

25/09/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

 

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Liverpool%2C-Merseyside:-Legal-services./962M9H4E9T

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/962M9H4E9T

Go reference: GO-2020925-PRO-17133906

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/09/2020