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General Legal Services.

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
L3 9PP Liverpool
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.gov.uk/ccs

Address of the buyer profile: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Other: public procurement
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
General Legal Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 21: Legal services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Primarily in the UK with some limited requirements overseas.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Crown Commercial Service as the Authority has put in place a Panel Agreement for General Legal Services for Crown Bodies and other permitted users identified at VI.2 of Notice 2016/S 044-072058 (and any future successors to these organisations) in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland (‘Panel Customers’). Panel Customers will enter into Legal Service Contracts with the successful Suppliers for any required services.

The Panel Agreement is for an initial Panel Period of two (2) years, with the option to extend for up to two (2) further periods of twelve (12) consecutive months.
The Panel comprises of 2 Tiers with twelve (12) Suppliers appointed to Tier 1 and six (6) Suppliers appointed to Tier 2. Panel Customers are required to use the services of Suppliers on Tier 1. Where Suppliers on Tier 1 are unable to accept Orders for services then Suppliers on Tier 2 will be used.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79100000, 79110000, 79111000, 79112000, 79130000, 79140000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 70
2. Price. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
RM3786
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 158-286163 of 18.8.2016

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 044-072058 of 3.3.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: RM3786 - Bond Dickinson LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Bond Dickinson LLP
4 More London Riverside
SE1 2AU London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 3454155275
Internet address: http://www.bonddickinson.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Burges Salmon LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Burges Salmon LLP
One Glass Wharf
BS2 0ZX Bristol
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1179392000
Internet address: http://www.burges-salmon.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - DAC Beachcroft LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

DAC Beachcroft LLP
100 Fetter Lane
EC4A 1BN London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2078946668
Internet address: http://www.dacbeachcroft.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Dentons UKMEA LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Dentons UKMEA LLP
One Fleet Place
EC4M 7WS London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2072421212
Internet address: http://www.dentons.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 20 %
Contract No: RM3786 - DLA Piper UK LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

DLA Piper UK LLP
3 Noble Street
EC2V 7EE London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 8700111111
Internet address: http://www.dlapiper.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 5 %
Contract No: RM3786 - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
One Wood Street
EC2V 7WS London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2079194500
Internet address: http://www.eversheds-sutherland.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Gowling WLG (UK) LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
4 More London Riverside
SE1 2AU London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 3709031000
Internet address: http://www.gowlingwlg.com/

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Linklaters LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Linklaters LLP
One Silk Street
EC2Y 8HQ London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2074562000
Internet address: http://www.linklaters.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Mills & Reeve LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Mills & Reeve LLP
Monument Place, 24 Monument Street
EC3R 8AJ London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2076489220
Internet address: http://www.mills-reeve.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Pinsent Masons LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Pinsent Masons LLP
30 Crown Place
EC2A 4ES London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2074187000
Internet address: https://www.pinsentmasons.com/

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - PwC LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
1 Embankment Place
WC2N 6DX London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2075835000
Internet address: http://www.pwc.co.uk

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 1 %
Contract No: RM3786 - TLT LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 1
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

TLT LLP
One Redcliff Street
BS1 6TP Bristol
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 3330060000
Internet address: http://www.TLTsolicitors.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Bevan Brittan LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 2
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Bevan Brittan LLP
Kings Orchard, 1 Queen Street
BS2 0HQ Bristol
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 3701941000 / +44 3700868300
Internet address: http://www.bevanbrittan.com / www.shoosmiths.co.uk

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Browne Jacobson LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 2
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Browne Jacobson LLP
Mowbray House, Castle Meadow Road
NG2 1BJ Nottingham
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1159766000
Internet address: http://www.brownejacobson.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Fieldfisher LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 2
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Fieldfisher LLP
Riverbank House, 2 Swan Lane
EC4R 3TT London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2078614000
Internet address: http://www.fieldfisher.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 5 %
Contract No: RM3786 - Hogan Lovells International LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 2
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Hogan Lovells International LLP
Atlantic House, Holborn Viaduct
EC1A 2FG London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2072962000
Internet address: http://www.hoganlovells.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Slaughter and May Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 2
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
28.2.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Slaughter and May
One Bunhill Row
EC1Y 8YY London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2076001200
Internet address: http://www.slaughterandmay.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: RM3786 - Simmons & Simmons LLP Lot title: General Legal Services Tier 2
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
13.3.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 45
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Simmons & Simmons LLP
Citypoint, One Ropemaker Street
EC2Y 9SS London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2076282020
Internet address: http://www.simmons-simmons.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 320 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 11,25 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
The following information has been captured in accordance with Regulation 50 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015:
The Authority received a total of 45 tenders in response to this Procurement and all tenders were received electronically via the Authority's e-Sourcing Suite.
The Authority received 6 tenders from economic operators which are micro, small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
The Authority did not receive tenders from non-EU States.
The Panel Agreement commenced on 6.3.2017 for an initial term of two (2) years, the Panel Agreement will conclude on 5.3.2019 with the option to extend for up to two (2) further periods of twelve (12) consecutive months.
The following information has been captured in accordance with Part D of Annex V of the Public Contracts Directive:
The 18 successful Suppliers are as follows:
Bond Dickinson LLP;
Burges Salmon LLP;
DAC Beachcroft LLP;
Dentons UKMEA LLP;
DLA Piper UK LLP;
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP;
Gowling WLG (UK) LLP;
Linklaters LLP;
Mills & Reeve LLP;
Pinsent Masons LLP;
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP;
TLT LLP;
Bevan Brittan LLP;
Browne Jacobson LLP;
Fieldfisher LLP;
Slaughter and May
Simmons & Simmons LLP
The NUTS code for all eighteen (18) successful Suppliers listed above is UK.
None of the eighteen (18) successful Suppliers are micro, small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Two (2) of eighteen (18) successful Supplier's are a group of economic operators. Those Suppliers are Bevan Brittan LLP and PwC LLP.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13.3.2017