Services - 66326-2016

27/02/2016    S41

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Legal services

2016/S 041-066326

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Finance Wales
Postal address: 1 Capital Quarter, Tyndall Street
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UKL WALES
Postal code: CF10 4BZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@financewales.co.uk
Telephone: +44 2920338100
Fax: +44 2920338101
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.financewales.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0555
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for the provision of Legal Services to Finance Wales.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79100000 Legal services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

To appoint a number of individual firms, each operating under a framework agreement to provide legal services under 15 distinct subject area packages.

This is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council Article 74. The Contracting Authority shall only be bound by the application of the EU Procurement Directives to the extent that they are applicable to contracts for social and other specific services.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Within this discipline legal advice and services may be required in relation to, but not restricted to:

— advice on existing and new FCA permissions for FWG;

— proactive advice, guidance and updates regarding new legislation and case law which may affect FWG's activities and documentation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Document & Project Management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 15
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Fund Management and Corporate Advice.

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Please refer to the Invitation to Tender for further detail regarding the Fund Management and Corporate Advice Lot.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Document & Project Management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 20
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Employment Law.

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Further information regarding the Employment Law lot can be obtained from the Invitation to Tender.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 45
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 5
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Debt Investment and Commercial Contracts.

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Further information regarding the Debt Investment and Commercial Contracts Lot can be obtained from the Invitation to Tender.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 25
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

There will a maximum of 5 providers for this Lot.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Equity Investment and Commercial Contracts.

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Further information regarding the Equity Investment and Commercial Contracts Lots can be obtained from the Invitation to Tender.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 25
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

There will be a maximum of 5 Providers for this Lot.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Intellectual Property.

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Within this discipline legal advice may be required in relation to, but not restricted to

copyright

trademarks

patents

proactive advice, guidance and updates regarding new legislation and case law which may affect FWG's activities and documentation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 25
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Property Development.

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Further information regarding the Property Development Lot can be obtained from the Invitation to Tender.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the Client / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 25
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

There will be a maximum of 5 Providers for this Lot.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Rescue & Restructuring Firms in Difficulty.

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Within this discipline legal advice and services may be required in relation to, but not restricted to the interpretation and practical application of the European Commission's Guidelines on State Aid for Rescuing & Restructuring Undertakings in Difficulty.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 35
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 25
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

First Legal Charge.

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bidders are invited to submit a fixed fee in respect of the provision of this service.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Document & Project Management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the Client / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 35
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Second Legal Charge.

Lot No: 10
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bidders are invited to submit a fixed fee in respect of the provision of this service.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Document & Project Management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 35
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Statutory Demand.

Lot No: 11
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bidders are invited to submit a fixed fee in respect of the provision of this service.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Document & Project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control and consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 35
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Bankruptcy.

Lot No: 12
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bidders are invited to submit a fixed fee in respect of the provision of this service.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 35
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a single provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Tracing.

Lot No: 13
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bidders are invited to submit a fixed fee in respect of the provision of this service.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 35
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a single provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Insolvency — North.

Lot No: 14
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Further information regarding this lot can be obtained from the Invitation to Tender.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 15
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Insolvency — South.

Lot No: 15
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Further information regarding the Insolvency — South Lot can be obtained from the Invitation to Tender.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Client care & contract management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Document & project management / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control & consistency / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Working closely with the client / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion - Name: Time charge rates / Weighting: 15
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

The award for this Lot will be to a Single Provider.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 2016/S 022-034264
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 1
Title:

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 2
Title:

Fund Management and Corporate Advice.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 3
Title:

Employment Law.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 4
Title:

Debt Investment and Commercial Contracts.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 5
Title:

Equity Investment and Commercial Contracts.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 6
Title:

Intellectual Property.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 8
Title:

Rescue & Restructuring Firms in Difficulty.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 9
Title:

First Legal Charge.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 10
Title:

Second Legal Charge.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 11
Title:

Statutory Demand.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 12
Title:

Bankruptcy.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 13
Title:

Tracing.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 14
Title:

Insolvency — North.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 15
Title:

Insolvency — South.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
Lot No: 7
Title:

Property Development.

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council Article 74. The Contracting Authority shall only be bound by the application of the EU Procurement Directives to the extent that they are applicable to contracts for social and other specific services.

(WA Ref:41429).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Finance Wales
Postal address: Finance Wales, 1 Capital Quarter, Tyndall Street
Town: Cardiff
Postal code: CF10 4BZ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920338100
Fax: +44 2920338101
Internet address: www.financewales.co.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
25/02/2016