Services - 191685-2018

03/05/2018    S85

Ireland-Dublin: Legal services

2018/S 085-191685

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: National Transport Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Dun Sceine, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Lane
Town: Dublin 2
NUTS code: IE061 Not specified
Postal code: Iveagh Court
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Igor Popenko
E-mail: Igor.Popenko@nationaltransport.ie
Telephone: +353 18798300
Fax: +353 18798333
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://nationaltransport.ie
Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/1149
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=128468&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=128468&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
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
Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Legal Services

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

The authority wishes to invite tenders to engage a service provider to provide legal services to:

1) prosecute mostly summary offences on behalf of the authority in relation to breaches of the regulatory framework governing the small public vehicle (SPSV) industry or vehicle clamping,

2) represent the authority in judicial proceedings initiated against the Authority or others in the area of SPSV licensing and services; vehicle clamping; and other areas of the authority's similar functions as directed by the authority,

3) provide general legal assistance in the area of SPSV licensing and enforcement; vehicle clamping, bike share schemes and other areas of the authority's functions as directed by the authority, and

4) carry out such other duties in relation to legal services as may be assigned from time to time by the authority during the period of the contract including debt /property recovery and the licensing and enforcement of future categories of SPSVs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
79111000 Legal advisory services
79112000 Legal representation services
79140000 Legal advisory and information services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE0 IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The authority wishes to invite tenders under an open procedure with the objective of engaging a service provider to provide legal services to:

1) prosecute mostly summary offences on behalf of the authority in relation to breaches of the regulatory framework governing the small public vehicle industry or vehicle clamping,

2) represent the authority in judicial proceedings initiated against the authority or others in the area of small public service vehicle licensing and services, vehicle clamping; and other areas of the authority's similar functions as directed by the authority,

3) provide general legal assistance in the area of small public service vehicle licensing and enforcement, vehicle clamping, bike share schemes and other areas of the authority's functions as directed by the authority, and

4) carry out such other duties in relation to legal services as may be assigned from time to time by the authority during the period of the contract including debt /property recovery and the licensing and enforcement of future categories of small public service vehicles.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial period of 2 years. If the services provided are deemed to be satisfactory, the contract may be renewed annually up to a maximum of 2 years after the end of the 2nd year. The extension of the contract will be dependent on service requirements, performance and continued funding availability.

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:

As set out in the tender 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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As set out in the tender documents.

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
Open 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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/06/2018
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 07/12/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 07/06/2018
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
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:

The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers relating to this contract award procedure irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is postponed or cancelled. All costs incurred by interested parties in participating in this competition must be borne by them.

Any contract award will be subject to a number of preconditions, including production of a current tax clearance certificate or tax clearance statement from the revenue commissioners in Ireland.

The contracting authority may terminate this competition (or any part thereof), change the basis of and the procedures for the bidding process, at any time, or procure the project by alternative means if it appears that the project can thereby be more advantageously procured. The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted.

Refer to procurement documents for further information.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court of Ireland
Postal address: Four Courts, Ground Floor (East Wing), Inns Quay
Town: Dublin
Postal code: D7
Country: Ireland
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie
Telephone: +353 18886000
Fax: +353 18886125
Internet address: http://www.courts.ie
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As set out in S.I. nº 130/2010 European Communities (public authorities' contracts) (review procedures) Regulations 2010 (in particular Regulation 7 thereof).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/05/2018