Services - 283463-2021

04/06/2021    S107

Norway-Lillehammer: Legal services

2021/S 107-283463

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Statens vegvesen
National registration number: 971 032 081
Postal address: Postboks 1010 Nordre Ål
Town: Lillehammer
NUTS code: NO Norge
Postal code: 2605
Country: Norway
Contact person: Ingeborg Haugli
E-mail: ingeborg.haugli@vegvesen.no
Telephone: +40 236055
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.vegvesen.no
Address of the buyer profile: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/249176
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://eu.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=302835&B=VEGVESEN
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://eu.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=302835&B=VEGVESEN
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
II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for Legal Services in Statens vegvesen (the Norwegian Public Roads Administration)

Reference number: 21/92039
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79100000 Legal services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The framework agreement concerns delivery of legal services within four lots, divided according to legal areas/professional areas:

• Lot A: Public procurements;

• Lot B: ICT/IT procurement and protection of privacy (GDPR);

• Lot C: Roads and the road traffic area; etc.

• Lot D: State Employee Law.

We will enter into contract with up to three tenderers for lot A, up to three tenderers for lot B, up to three tenderers for lot C and 1 tenderers for lot D.

The framework agreements have a duration of 2 years from the date when the framework agreement is signed with an option to extend for 1 year + 1 year so that the total possible contract duration is 4 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 48 500 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot A: Public Procurements

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79111000 Legal advisory services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO Norge
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract includes delivery of legal assistance to client within the legal area of public procurements and for adjacent legal areas. For further information see Annex 1.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 22 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot B: ICT/IT Procurement and Protection of Privacy (GDPR)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79111000 Legal advisory services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO Norge
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract includes delivery of legal assistance to the client within the legal area ICT/IT procurements and protection of privacy (GDPR). For further information see Annex 1.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 18 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot C: The Roads and Traffic Area etc.

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79111000 Legal advisory services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO Norge
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract includes delivery of legal assistance to the client within the client’s most important subject areas, which include the Road Act, the Road Traffic Act, the ITS Act and the Act on testing of self-driving vehicles with underlying regulations. For further information see Annex 1.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot D: State Employee Law

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79111000 Legal advisory services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO Norge
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Seksjon HR-rådgivning i divisjon Fellesfunksjoner og Arbeidsgiverfunksjonen i Vegdirektoratet (the HR consulting section in the Joint Functions division and the Employer function in the Norwegian Public Roads Administration) are the two units on the Norwegian Public Roads Administration that handle personal cases and this lot will cover both of these units’ need for legal services. For further information see Annex 1.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

See the tender documentation.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

The Law Courts Act § 220

The resources must be lawyers with a valid Norwegian legal license or legal assistants with a valid authorization, and possibly others who comply with the Advokatforskriften (Regulation on the Provision of Legal Services) chapter 10.

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)Form of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

This competition will be implemented as an open tender contest.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 02/07/2021
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Norwegian

Section VI: Complementary information

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Oslo tingrett
Postal address: C.J. Hambros plass 4
Town: Postboks 2106 Vika
Postal code: 0125
Country: Norway
E-mail: oslo.tingrett@domstol.no
Telephone: +47 22035200
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/06/2021