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Title: NPS Solicitors Services Framework
Published by: National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)
Publication Date: 10/07/2020
Deadline Date: 02/09/2020
Deadline Time: 14:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.
It is anticipated that the Framework Agreement will cover the following subject area packages:
1. Adult Social Services
2. Child Social Services
3. Civil Litigation
4. Corporate Governance and Ethical Standards
5. Criminal Litigation
6. Education Law
7. Employment Law
8. Major IT and Commercial Contracts
9. Planning and Environmental Law
10. Property
11. Public Administration Law
12. Specialist Welsh & UK Higher Education Advice for the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW)
13. Central Government Advice (Welsh Government)
14. Mutual Investment Model (MIM) Advice
CPV: 79100000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000, 79100000, 79110000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

Telephone: +44 3007900170

E-mail: NPSProfessionalServices@gov.wales

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://npswales.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

NPS Solicitors Services Framework

Reference number: NPS-PS-0098-19

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79100000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

It is anticipated that the Framework Agreement will cover the following subject area packages:

1. Adult Social Services

2. Child Social Services

3. Civil Litigation

4. Corporate Governance and Ethical Standards

5. Criminal Litigation

6. Education Law

7. Employment Law

8. Major IT and Commercial Contracts

9. Planning and Environmental Law

10. Property

11. Public Administration Law

12. Specialist Welsh & UK Higher Education Advice for the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW)

13. Central Government Advice (Welsh Government)

14. Mutual Investment Model (MIM) Advice

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Adult Social Services

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Child Social Services

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Civil Litigation

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Corporate Governance and Ethical Standards

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Criminal Litigation

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Education Law

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 7

II.2.1) Title

Employment Law

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 8

II.2.1) Title

Major IT and Commercial Contracts

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 9

II.2.1) Title

Planning and Environmental Law

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 10

II.2.1) Title

Property Law

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 11

II.2.1) Title

Public Administration Law

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 12

II.2.1) Title

Specialist Welsh & UK HE Advice (HEFCW)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 13

II.2.1) Title

Central Government Advice (Welsh Government)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Lot No: 14

II.2.1) Title

Mutual Investment Model (MIM) Advice

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

79110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The National Procurement Service are looking to implement a new Framework Agreement for the provision of Solicitors Services to the Welsh public sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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.2) Conditions related to 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 with several operators.

IV.1.8) Information about 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

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 187-454808

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/09/2020

Local time: 14:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 03/09/2020

Local time: 09:00

Place:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

6 - 9 months prior to the expiry of this Framework Agreement.

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

The tender is being hosted on eTenderWales which can be located at the following link: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

New users will need to register to create an account (free of charge).

All tender correspondence will need to be made via the eTenderWales messaging portal.

Bidders will need to locate the following project and ITT:

project_44036 - NPS Solicitors Services Framework

itt_80218 - NPS Solicitors Services Framework

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=100208

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Tenderers should provide a method statement detailing their Community Benefits plan which sets out how you propose to deliver Community Benefits on a cost neutral basis throughout the life of the Agreement.

The successful Supplier(s) will be expected to work with the Contract Manager to maximise Community Benefits such as developing training and employment opportunities and maximising supply chain opportunities for SMEs.

This is for information only but your response will be considered and form part of the conditions of contract.

(WA Ref:100208)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

08/07/2020


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: NPSProfessionalServices@gov.wales
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
79110000Legal advisory and representation servicesLegal services
79100000Legal servicesBusiness services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

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