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13/07/2016    S133    European Parliament - Services - Call for expressions of interest - Restricted procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Call for expressions of interest to compile a list of legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in various law branches and methodologies in the field of comparative law

2016/S 133-238952

Call for expressions of interest


Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s):

European Parliament, Directorate-General for Parliamentary Research Services, attention: Joseph Dunne, rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels, BELGIUM. E-mail: EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.europarl.ep.ec/

Electronic access to information: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/tenders/invitations.htm

Electronic submission of applications: EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Further information can be obtained from:

The abovementioned contact point(s).

Specifications and additional documents can be obtained from:

The abovementioned contact point(s).

Applications must be sent to:

The abovementioned contact point(s).

I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
European institution/agency or international organisation.
I.3)Main activity:
General public services.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no.


Section II: Object of the call for expressions of interest

II.1)Title attributed to the call for expressions of interest:
Call for expressions of interest to compile a list of legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in various law branches and methodologies in the field of comparative law.
II.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance:
Services.
Service category: No 8, Research and development services.
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Brussels, Strasbourg and/or Luxembourg.
NUTS code: BE10, FR421, LU00.
II.3)Description of the field or fields covered by the call for expressions of interest:
Various law branches and methodologies in the field of comparative law.
II.4)Information about lots:
This call for expressions of interest is divided into lots: yes.
Applications may be submitted for: 1 or more lots.
II.5)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
II.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.


Information about lots

Lot No 1

Lot title: Administrative law

1)Short description:
Legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in the field of administrative law.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.
3)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
4)Additional information about lots:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Lot No 2

Lot title: Civil law

1)Short description:
Legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in the field of civil law.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.
3)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
4)Additional information about lots:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Lot No 3

Lot title: Commercial law

1)Short description:
Legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in the field of commercial law.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.
3)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
4)Additional information about lots:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Lot No 4

Lot title: Comparative law

1)Short description:
Legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in the field of comparative law.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.
3)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
4)Additional information about lots:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Lot No 5

Lot title: Constitutional law

1)Short description:
Legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in the field of constitutional law.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.
3)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
4)Additional information about lots:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Lot No 6

Lot title: Criminal law

1)Short description:
Legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in the field of criminal law.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.
3)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
4)Additional information about lots:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Lot No 7

Lot title: International law

1)Short description:
Legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in the field of international law.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.
3)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
4)Additional information about lots:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Lot No 8

Lot title: European Union law

1)Short description:
Legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in the field of European Union law.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.
3)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
4)Additional information about lots:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

Lot No 9

Lot title: Methodologies of comparative law and horizontal issues

1)Short description:
Legal experts for the provision of independent external expertise in the field of methodologies of comparative law and horizontal issues.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
73110000, 79100000, 79111000, 79131000, 79140000.
3)Information about subcontracting:
The subcontracting is accepted: no.
4)Additional information about lots:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu


Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom a contract might be awarded:
Exclusively addressed to natural persons.
III.2)Economic and financial standing:
Applicants shall have the economic and financial capacity to provide the services set out in the call for expression of interest.
III.3)Technical competence:
Applicants shall have a sound academic or professional background, with proven experience in research, preferably certified by a PhD degree in law. He/she must have at least 4 years' professional experience in such research, including at least 2 years clearly related to the legal branch in question. Applicants shall have a record of publications in the legal branch in question and have achieved academic or professional distinction in research and writing in the branches relevant to this call for expression of interest (evidence, for example, in membership of research networks, awards, research projects, presentations at conferences, etc.).
Applicants shall have an excellent command of one of the languages mentioned in Article 55 (1) of the Treaty on the European Union, or of Arabic, Japanese or Chinese. Moreover, for operational reasons an excellent written command of English or French is required.


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure:
Restricted.
IV.2)Grounds for exclusion:
Applicants shall be excluded from participating in a contract if:
(a) they are bankrupt, being wound up or have suspended business activities, their affairs are being administered by the court, they have entered into an arrangement with creditors or similar measures or are the subject of any proceedings of that nature, or are in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure provided for in national legislation or regulations;
(b) they have been convicted of an offence concerning their professional conduct by a judgment which is not open to appeal;
(c) they have been guilty of grave professional misconduct;
(d) they have not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions or taxes;
(e) they are guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required by the authorising department;
(f) other: they have not duly completed and signed the application and/or have not supplied all the required documents.
IV.3)Selection criteria:
Professional, technical and economic and financial ability to carry out the tasks.
IV.4)Administrative information
IV.4.1)File reference number:
EPRS/COLL/SER/16/004/CEI.
IV.4.2)Period of validity of the list resulting from this call for expressions of interest:
Expiry date of the list resulting from the call for expressions of interest: 15.7.2021.
IV.4.3)Time limit for the submission of applications:
15.4.2021.
IV.4.4)Language(s) in which applications may be submitted:
Official EU language(s): English or French.


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Additional information:

Requests for additional information must be addressed only to the dedicated e-mail EPRS-COLL-CEI@ep.europa.eu

VI.3)Date of dispatch of this notice:
1.7.2016.