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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Legal services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs
Section II: Object
Legal Services Panel
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of legal advice services to be utilised by UK Central Government Departments, and other public sector bodies to be identified in the contract notice. It is intended that this agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all legal services in respect of a number of general specialisms, finance specialisms and complex projects, required by UK Central Government Departments.
Indicative lots will be:
Lot 1: General Legal Services;
Lot 2: Financial and Complex Legal Services.
General Legal Services
CCS wishes to establish a panel of full service law firms to provide advice and services in relation to a range of projects, disputes and other matters.
Indicative specialisms include:
— public law,
— competition law,
— EU law,
— information law including data protection,
— dispute resolution,
— health and safety,
— information technology,
— intellectual property,
— non-complex finance,
— public procurement,
— real estate/estate finance,
Finance and Complex Legal Services
CCS wishes to establish a panel of law firms to provide specialist legal services in connection with finance and complex matters.
— highly complex/innovative projects,
— corporate finance,
— rescue, restructuring of strategically important entities,
— financial services, market and competition regulation,
— investment and commercial banking,
— investment/asset management,
— equity and debt capital markets,
— asset finance,
— highly complex transactions in regulated markets/environments,
— high value, complex mergers/acquisitions.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement within the legal market.
Crown Commercial Service intends to hold market engagement sessions during November with industry experts and suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting panel contracts. If you are interested in attending a market engagement session please express your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midday on Monday the 7th of October. Please include RM6179 as your email subject heading Further details will be provided to you.
Your email must clearly state: the name of your organisation, and contact details for the individual(s) who will be participating in the market engagement.
The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.