University of Portsmouth Legal Services Tender

University of Portsmouth Legal Services Tender

We anticipate that we will require support in the following areas (please note, this list is non-exhaustive): procurement law, state aid law.

United Kingdom-Portsmouth: Legal services

2019/S 187-454974

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Portsmouth
University House, Winston Churchill avenue
Portsmouth
PO1 2UP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 2392848484
E-mail: procurement@port.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKJ31
Internet address(es):Main address: www.port.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/port/

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/port/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

19/01 — Legal Services

Reference number: 19/GH/01

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University is looking to appoint an external law firm to work in partnership with the in-house legal team. We are looking for a firm that is willing to become familiar with how the University operates, has empathy with our vision and values and can act as our trusted advisor. We anticipate that we will require support in the following areas (please note, this list is non-exhaustive):

— procurement law,

— state aid law,

— commercial property and construction law,

— charities law,

— civil litigation support, commercial and company law,

— employment and immigration law,

— intellectual property law,

— data protection and freedom of information law,

— pension law,

— international law,

— education law,

— compliance with relevant Government policy and guidance, regulatory/professional standards.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 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: UKJ31
Main site or place of performance:

University of Portsmouth.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University is looking to appoint an external law firm to work in partnership with the in-house legal team. We are looking for a firm that is willing to become familiar with how the University operates, has empathy with our vision and values and can act as our trusted advisor. We anticipate that we will require support in the following areas (please note, this list is non-exhaustive):

— procurement law,

— state aid law,

— commercial property and construction law,

— charities law, civil litigation support,

— commercial and company law,

— employment and immigration law,

— intellectual property law,

— data protection and freedom of information law,

— pension law,

— international law,

— education law,

— compliance with relevant Government policy and guidance, Regulatory/professional standards.

Please see the ITT document for further details. Contract length will be on a 3-year basis with an option to extend for an additional 2 years, forming a potential 5 years in total. To express an interest in this project please register on the University of Portsmouth In-Tend webpage and express an interest in this project. Please find the weblink for our webpage below: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/port/

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3-year plus an optional 3 year extension, totalling a potential 5 years.

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:
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: 25/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

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

University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/09/2019