United Kingdom-Leeds: Legal services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Section II: Object
Leeds Beckett University are looking to set up a framework of law firms for legal services. On each legal service instruction, the University will select a law firm from any one of the law firms from the successfully placed framework suppliers. Tenderers can apply for one or more of the 8 lots:
3) Employment and pensions;
5) Intellectual property;
6) Property, estates and construction;
7) Information compliance;
8) Litigation, dispute resolution and enforcement action.
Lot 1: Corporate
— corporate governance and constitutional matters,
— regulatory compliance,
— charity law,
— company law and company secretarial advice,
— formation of corporate entities,
— company/business acquisitions and disposals,
— joint ventures.
2 years with a 2 year extension.
Lot 2: Students
— the university-student contract,
— complaints and litigation,
— disciplinary matters,
— fitness to practice and professional conduct.
Employment and Pension
Lot 3: Employment and pensions
— employment law,
— equality and diversity,
— health and safety,
— organisational change,
— outsourcing/contracting out.
Lot 4: Commercial
— sale of goods and supply of services,
— public procurement,
— collaborative activities,
— research funding agreements (including from EU institutions),
— consumer rights of students.
Lot 5: Intellectual property
— trademarks advice and registration,
— patents advice and prosecution,
— copyright advice,
— design rights advice and registration,
— exploitation, assignment, licensing of intellectual property rights.
2 year + 2 year extension.
Property, Estates and Construction
Lot 6: Property, estates, and construction
— acquisitions and disposals,
— leases, licences, conveyancing,
— landlord and tenant matters,
— site/property development/redevelopment,
— construction contracts and procurement.
Lot 7: Information compliance
— Freedom of information,
— data protection,
— records management.
Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Enforcement Action
Lot 8: Litigation, dispute resolution and enforcement action
— in relation to any of the other 7 categories.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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GO Reference: GO-201978-PRO-15069172
Internet address: www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk