Services - 173045-2016

21/05/2016    S97

Spain-Alicante: Legal assistance services for staff at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

2016/S 097-173045

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union Intellectual Property Office
National registration number: V03965324
Postal address: Avenida de Europa, 4
Town: Alicante (Alicante)
NUTS code: ES521 Alicante / Alacant
Postal code: 03008
Country: Spain
Contact person: Rosa Pérez Pereira
E-mail: Procurement@euipo.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/es/public-procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1538
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
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Legal assistance services for staff at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Reference number: AO/005/16.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79140000 Legal advisory and information services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of this invitation to tender is firstly to provide EUIPO staff with legal assistance services, giving legal advice on any personal problem affecting both themselves and their family members. These consultations can never relate to existing work, statutory or contractual issues between staff and the EUIPO.

Secondly, it involves providing the Human Resources Department with information regarding Spanish administrative legislation, advice, assistance with drafting documents, counselling for official institutions and mediation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES521 Alicante / Alacant
Main site or place of performance:

Avenida Europa, 4, 03008 Alicante (Alicante), SPAIN.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The legal fields of the services under this invitation to tender are mainly the following:

1. Spanish national law and its institutions, at local (Alicante) and regional level.

2. European law and its institutions.

3. The Headquarters Agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and the European Union (formerly the OHIM — now the EUIPO) and the implementation thereof (Official State Gazette 254 of 21.10.2011).

4. The diplomatic status granted to EUIPO staff by the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities and the implementation thereof.

5. The implementation of private international law as well as applicable national procurement legislation in fields such as, inter alia, family law, inheritance law or property law.

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: 350 000.00 EUR
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 number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

the estimated minimum number of candidates is 5. There are no limits on the number of candidates.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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

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:

please refer to the criteria in the procurement documents.

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
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
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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: 3
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/06/2016
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 01/07/2016
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

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:

The invitation to tender documents will be available for download at the address stated in point I.1. The website will be updated periodically and it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for updates, amendments or answers to questions during the tender period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxemburgo
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

within 2 months of the date on which the party concerned is notified or, failing this, of the date on which the act in question became known to them.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/05/2016