Services - 469105-2019

07/10/2019    S193

United Kingdom-Stockton-on-Tees: Legal services

2019/S 193-469105

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Thirteen Housing Group Ltd
Postal address: North Shore, North Shore Road
Town: Stockton-on-Tees
NUTS code: UKC11 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
Postal code: TS18 2NB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Joanne Boyd
E-mail: joanne.boyd@thirteengroup.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7920786582

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/thirteengroup

Address of the buyer profile: www.thirteengroup.co.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://in-tendhost.co.uk/thirteengroup
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/thirteengroup
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

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

Thirteen Group Legal Framework

Reference number: THIR/TEN/19/727a
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79100000 Legal services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Framework to provide providers to support the in house team as an when in employment, commercial, corporate finance and employment law.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Property and Development

Lot No: Lot 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
79111000 Legal advisory services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC11 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

THG wish to appoint a suitably experienced panel of solicitors’ firms upon whose services the current in-house legal team can call upon. Expressions of interest are welcome from firms for the aspects of legal work summarised within Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3 and Lot 4 of the specification (as set out in the appendices to this tender).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Employment Law

Lot No: Lot 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
79111000 Legal advisory services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC11 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

THG wish to appoint a suitably experienced panel of solicitors’ firms upon whose services the current in-house legal team can call upon. Expressions of interest are welcome from firms for the aspects of legal work summarised within Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3 and Lot 4 of the specification (as set out in the appendices to this tender).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Corporate Finance

Lot No: Lot 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
79111000 Legal advisory services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC11 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

THG wish to appoint a suitably experienced panel of solicitors’ firms upon whose services the current in-house legal team can call upon. Expressions of interest are welcome from firms for the aspects of legal work summarised within Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3 and Lot 4 of the specification (as set out in the appendices to this tender).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Commercial and Governance

Lot No: Lot 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79100000 Legal services
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
79111000 Legal advisory services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC1 Tees Valley and Durham
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

THG wish to appoint a suitably experienced panel of solicitors’ firms upon whose services the current in-house legal team can call upon. Expressions of interest are welcome from firms for the aspects of legal work summarised within Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3 and Lot 4 of the specification (as set out in the appendices to this tender).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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
List and brief description of conditions:

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
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: 4
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Not applicable

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: 04/11/2019
Local time: 12:00
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: 04/11/2019
Local time: 12:01
Place:

North Shore, North Shore Road, Stockton on Tees TS18 2NB.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Thirteen Housing Group Ltd
Town: Stockton-On-Tees
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/10/2019