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Notice Details

Title: Provision of Legal Services - University of Aberdeen
Published by: University of Aberdeen
Publication Date: 10/11/2017
Deadline Date: 11/12/2017
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Abstract: The University of Aberdeen wishes to appoint a supplier to provide legal services as and when required. Primarily in the areas of Corporate & Commercial Law Services; Estates, Property and Construction Law & Services; and Financial Services.
CPV: 79100000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

University of Aberdeen

University Office, King's College

Aberdeen

AB24 3FX

UK

Telephone: +44 1224274467

E-mail: e-sourcing@abdn.ac.uk

Fax: +44 1224273875

NUTS: UKM50

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/procurement

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00102

I.3) Communication

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

www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Provision of Legal Services - University of Aberdeen

Reference number: AU17/41

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79100000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The University of Aberdeen wishes to appoint a supplier to provide legal services as and when required. Primarily in the areas of Corporate & Commercial Law Services; Estates, Property and Construction Law & Services; and Financial Services.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM50

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The University of Aberdeen wishes to appoint a supplier to provide legal services as and when required. Primarily in the areas of Corporate & Commercial Law Services; Estates, Property and Construction Law & Services; and Financial Services.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Business Continuity / Weighting: 5

Quality criterion: Legal Services Delivery Team composition and Methodology for Continuity of Service / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Interview/Presentation / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Service Delivery, Supervision and Quality Management / Weighting: 35

Quality criterion: Understanding the University of Aberdeen / Weighting: 8

Quality criterion: Security / Weighting: 4

Quality criterion: Continuous Improvement and Value Added Services / Weighting: 4

Quality criterion: Account Manager / Weighting: 4

Price / Weighting:  10

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

2 x optional 1 year extensions

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.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

The bidder is enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers kept in the Member State of its establishment (as described in Schedule 5 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015: Law Society of Scotland.

Please refer to question within 4A.1 of the ESPD document

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

ESPD Question 4B1.1 (Minimum standards) Turnover should be up to twice the estimated contract value over the past two financial years. However, the client reserves the right to review and consider all supporting financial information in this regards.

Please refer to question within 4B.5 of the ESPD and Economic and financial standing section of the Contract notice.

Bidders must confirm they can provide the following supporting evidence prior to award:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = GBP 5 Million. Public Liability Insurance = GBP 5 Million. Professional Liability Insurance = GBP 2 Million

Please refer to question within 4B.6 of the ESPD and Economic and financial standing section of the Contract Notice.

The successful contractor will be required to provide 2 years audited accounts, or equivalent if awarded the contract.


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 11/12/2017

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/12/2017

Local time: 12:00

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

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9491. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

University of Aberdeen

University Office, King's College

Aberdeen

AB24 3FX

UK

Telephone: +44 1224274467

Fax: +44 1224273875

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/procurement

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

08/11/2017


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Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
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Main Contact: e-sourcing@abdn.ac.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
281200General Legal Support Legal Services
281300Legal OpinionLegal Services
281400Specialist Legal Support Legal Services
289999other Legal ServicesLegal Services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East

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