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Title: Legal Services — Planning Law
Published by: The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
Publication Date: 11/09/2019
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Contract Award Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons acting jointly of the Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA are intending to establish a single supplier framework agreement to secure legal services in the field of planning law [‘the Services’].

It is envisaged that the Services will be ‘estate wide’ and promote a joined up, holistic approach to this specific area of law. Supporting Strategic Estates major capital projects and capital maintenance works including the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme and the Northern Estate Programme, the Services will include but not be limited to legal issues in relation to:

— town and planning procedures,

— highways procedures (including procedures for stopping up of highways and traffic regulation orders),

— heritage issues including conservation areas, listed buildings and world heritage site issues,

— environmental impact assessment including screening and scoping,

— community infrastructure levy,

— compulsory purchase and compensation,

— planning appeals and call-in,

— judicial review and other legal challenges,

— development plan representations,

— neighbourhood planning,

— access to information including application of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 in liaison with and with the approval of the Office of Speaker’s Counsel and the Counsel to the Chairman of Committees and other strategic advice as may be required by the authority.

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Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons

Westminster

London

SW1 0AA

UK

Contact person: Business Support Team

Telephone: +44 2072191600

E-mail: ppcs@parliament.uk

NUTS: UKI

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: Parliament UK

I.5) Main activity

Other: Parliament

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Legal Services — Planning Law

Reference number: FWK1119

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79100000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Established in June 2016, Strategic Estates delivers capital investment in the Parliamentary Estate. Comprising more than 30 buildings, 70 % of the Estate is listed and 2 buildings are Grade I listed:

— the Palace of Westminster; Norman Shaw North.

To support Strategic Estates in delivery of a significant programme of capital investment which includes but which is not limited to the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme and the Northern Estate Programme, the authority requires to secure specialist legal services in the field of planning law [‘the Services’]. The Services will support strategic Estates in securing the necessary planning and related consents for both capital investment projects and major capital maintenance projects (as required).

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 7 500 000.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI32

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons acting jointly of the Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA are intending to establish a single supplier framework agreement to secure legal services in the field of planning law [‘the Services’].

It is envisaged that the Services will be ‘estate wide’ and promote a joined up, holistic approach to this specific area of law. Supporting Strategic Estates major capital projects and capital maintenance works including the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme and the Northern Estate Programme, the Services will include but not be limited to legal issues in relation to:

— town and planning procedures,

— highways procedures (including procedures for stopping up of highways and traffic regulation orders),

— heritage issues including conservation areas, listed buildings and world heritage site issues,

— environmental impact assessment including screening and scoping,

— community infrastructure levy,

— compulsory purchase and compensation,

— planning appeals and call-in,

— judicial review and other legal challenges,

— development plan representations,

— neighbourhood planning,

— access to information including application of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 in liaison with and with the approval of the Office of Speaker’s Counsel and the Counsel to the Chairman of Committees and other strategic advice as may be required by the authority.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

Full details provided in procurement documentation.

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 041-093899

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1

Title: Legal Services — Planning Law

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

06/09/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 4

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Town Legal LLP

EC2N 2DL

London

UK

NUTS: UKI

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 7 500 000.00 GBP

Total value of the contract/lot: 7 500 000.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons

London

UK

E-mail: ppcs@parliament.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

09/09/2019


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