Services - 392798-2019

20/08/2019    S159

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Legal services

2019/S 159-392798

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Liverpool City Council
Postal address: 4th Floor, Cunard Building
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UKD72 Liverpool
Postal code: L3 1DS
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Steve Haywood
E-mail: steve.haywood@liverpool.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1512330592
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.liverpool.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.liverpool.gov.uk
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Home/About
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Home/About
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Childcare Advocacy Barrister Services

Reference number: DN427162
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79100000 Legal services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This initiative is a appoint Counsel Chambers to provide advocacy in court for Liverpool City Council Children’s Services in childcare cases.

The contract will be for 12 months with unlimited options to extend by a further 24 months to a maximum of 3 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 250 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD72 Liverpool
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This initiative is a appoint Counsel Chambers to provide advocacy in court for Liverpool City Council Children’s Services in childcare cases.

The contract will be for 12 months with unlimited options to extend by a further 24 months to a maximum of 3 years.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 250 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

The procedure is being accelerated as permitted under the light touch regime.

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: 05/09/2019
Local time: 10:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 05/09/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Cunard Building, Liverpool.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Category manager, Liverpool City Council commercial procurement unit.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/08/2019