Services - 392798-2019

20/08/2019    S159    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

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.2)Information about joint procurement
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.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
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.2.12)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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

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.1.4)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: yes
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: 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.2)Information about electronic workflows
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.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/08/2019