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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Legal services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs
Section II: Object
Trade Law Panel
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of legal services relating to international trade, to be utilised by UK Central Government Departments and their associated bodies. Key specialisms may include:
(i) compliance with the law of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and trade agreements;
(ii) advice and services relating to the negotiation and implementation of trade agreements; and
(iii) the conduct of disputes under WTO and trade agreement dispute mechanisms.
The lotting structure of this framework will be determined as a result of the market engagement.
CCS wishes to establish a panel of law firms to provide specialist legal services in connection with international trade.
Key specialisms may include:
(i) compliance with the law of the WTO and trade agreements;
Services may be required across a range of international jurisdictions.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement within the legal market.
Crown Commercial Service intends to hold market engagement sessions in January and February 2020 with suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contracts. If you are interested in attending an engagement session please express your interest by emailing email@example.com no later than the 26th of November. Please include RM6183 as your email subject heading. Further details will be provided to you.
Your email must clearly state: the name of your organisation, and contact details and base location (city) for the individual(s) who will be participating in the market engagement.
The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.