Services - 367923-2016

21/10/2016    S204    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Slovenia-Ljubljana: Provision of legal services in appeal cases to the Board of Appeal of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators

2016/S 204-367923

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators
Trg republike 3
Ljubljana
1000
Slovenia
Contact person: M. Vavtar
Telephone: +386 82053400
E-mail: ACER-OP-ADMIN-08-2016@acer.europa.eu
Fax: +386 82053413
NUTS code: SI0

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.acer.europa.eu/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.acer.europa.eu/en/The_agency/Public_Procurement/Pages/Open-calls.aspx
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:

Provision of legal services in appeal cases to the Board of Appeal of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators.

Reference number: ACER/OP/ADMIN/08/2016.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79110000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of legal services in appeal cases to the Board of Appeal of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Mainly at the contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Agency envisages to conclude, with the successful framework contractors in cascade, several specific contracts based on the legal advice needed during the appeal procedure in front of the Board of Appeal. An estimated 400 000 EUR will be made available over the maximum 4 years period.

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: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3 renewals, each for a period of 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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 stated 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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/11/2016
Local time: 16:00
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, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29/11/2016
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, Trg republike 3, XII floor, SI-1000 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 1 representative per tenderer may attend the opening session and their participation will be restricted to an observer role. Tenderers shall inform the Agency in writing, via e-mail, of their intention to attend, at least 2 working days prior to the opening session.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Procurement documents will be available for downloading from the website of the Agency within 2 calendar days of the publication of this contract notice. The website address to access the documents is: http://www.acer.europa.eu/en/The_agency/Public_Procurement/Pages/Open-calls.aspx

Tenderers can download the procurement documents and eventually any additional documents and information from this website. The site will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
The European Ombudsman
1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, PO Box 403
Strasbourg
67001
France
Telephone: +33 388172313
E-mail: eo@ombudsman.europa.eu
Fax: +33 388179062
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
General Court of the European Union
Luxembourg
Luxembourg

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/10/2016