Services - 160992-2018

13/04/2018    S72    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Norway-Oslo: Legal services

2018/S 072-160992

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Statens vegvesen
971 032 081
Postboks 8142 Dep
Contact person: Mads Solberg Eriksen
Telephone: +47 48158306
NUTS code: NO

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Framework agreement legal consultancy services within builder services

Reference number: 18/80549
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The contracting authority would like tenders for legal services for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration´s builder services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 120 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contracting authority would like tenders for legal services for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration´s builder services. This contract shall include:

— assistance / consultancy connected to procurement and contract strategies, including uncertainty management and risk assessment, contract negotiations, contract management and solving disputes out-of-court,

— assistance / consultancy for the preparation of procurement and contract templates,

— assistance / consultancy for general and continual written and oral assessments and reviews within procurements, contract and enterprise as a basis for designing the department´s contract templates,

— development and implementation of courses and training within the areas covered by the contract. The contracting authority will lay guidelines for course content and the courses will be held after call-offs in the regions. The extent of the courses and training is uncertain, but it is expected to make up a significant part of the contract extent.

The contract does not include procedure assignments connected to legal dispute cases that involve the Norwegian Public Roads Administration.

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: 120 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option for 1 +1 year.

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:

The tenderer must be a legally established company.

Documentation requirement:

Norwegian tenderers: Company Registration Certificate.

Foreign companies: Documentation proving that the company is registered in a trade or business register as prescribed by the law of the country where the tenderer is established.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Tenderers must have sufficient financial capacity to fulfil the contract.

Documentation requirement:

The Annual Financial Statements for the last 2 fiscal years, which include the Board's annual report, income statement, balance sheet, notes, and auditor's report.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Tenderers shall have considerable experience from equivalent assignments.

Documentation requirement:

Tenderers shall enclose a list of the most important relevant deliveries and services performed in the past 3 years, including information on the value, date, and the name of the public or private recipients. A minimum of 3 reference assignments and a maximum of 6 must be described.

The reference must be contactable for quality assurance of the described information in the tender offer. The tenderer is responsible for clarifying the reference before the tender offer is delivered, to ensure that the reference will be contactable.

Individual persons will be assessed under B3.

Tenderers shall have sufficient capacity and implementation ability.

Documentation requirement:

Tenderers shall account for the tenderer´s average work strength and the number of employees in the last three years within the professions included in the assignment.

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:

C1: Contract Document.

C2 Special contract provisions.

C3 General contract conditions - NS 8402.

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.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
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: 23/05/2018
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 31/08/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23/05/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Statens vegvesen Vegdirektoratet
Postboks 8142 Dep
Telephone: +47 22073000

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: