United Kingdom - Croydon: Legal services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
General public services
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 094-183989

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
HM Land Registry
Trafalgar House, 1 Bedford Park
Croydon
CR0 2AQ
United Kingdom
E-mail: LRlegalservices@landregistry.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI22

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/f8d24320-a96d-4cb3-858a-81dda21cc89b
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
National or federal agency/office

I.5)

Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

External Legal Services.

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
79100000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

HM Land Registry (HMLR) has an ongoing requirement for external legal services provision. In summary, HMLR are seeking a single supplier to provide legal support in all of the following areas of specialisms:

— Property;

— Employment and Health and Safety;

— General Contract and Commercial;

— A full list of area of specialism is provided in the procurement documents.

The contract with the supplier is expected to commence on the 29.8.2017.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 632 000.00 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: UKI22
Main site or place of performance:

The HM Land Registry is located in multiple locations nationwide such as Nottingham, Plymouth, Coventry, Gloucestershire, and other locations, but the Head Office is based in Croydon.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

The Authority is conducting the procurement under the light touch regime modelling the restricted procedure but with an accelerated time-frame in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) (PCR 2015).

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40 %
Price - Weighting: 60 %

II.2.6)

Estimated value

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)

Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 5

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:

Registration with the law society of England and Wales.

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

III.2.2)

Contract performance conditions:

As specified in the Invitation to Tender.

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
Restricted procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

A light touch model is being utilized to ensure that there is not a gap in the provision of External Legal Services to the Contracting Authority.

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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 060-111997

IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/06/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)

Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 20/06/2017

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: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)

Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)

Additional information:

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
HM Land Registry
Croydon
CR0 2AQ
United Kingdom
E-mail: LRLegalServices@landregistry.gov.uk

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)

Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As specified in the Invitation to Tender.

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/05/2017