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KC Act for LBLA in Procurement of Barristers' Framework

Posted by Tim Morel on Thu, Jul 09 2015 10:38:00

The members of the London Borough’s Legal Alliance (LBLA) wish to appoint a Framework of Barristers that are able to demonstrate the ability to provide high quality and cost-effective legal services in some or all of the following areas:
·         Lot 1: Adult Social Services
·         Lot 2: Children’s Services
·         Lot 3: Governance & Public Law
·         Lot 4: Criminal Litigation & Prosecutions
·         Lot 5: Housing
·         Lot 6: Planning & Property
·         Lot 7: Civil Litigation
As per the new Contracts Regulations 2015, this tender follows a fully compliant OJEU process. The members will follow a two stage process: (i) a pre-qualification assessment and (ii) an invitation to tender. The Framework Agreement will run from 1st January 2016, for a period of three years with an option to extend the term for a further year. It will be open for use by existing and future members of the LBLA.
Kennedy Cater is acting as the adviser on behalf of the LBLA members for this procurement, which will be run electronically through the Delta e-Sourcing portal. Organisations interested in providing services under this procurement must register on Delta to express an interest and complete the prequalification questionnaire for the respective Lot(s). 

For further information, including guidelines on how to register please see the Contract Notice for this procurement which is available on the OJEU and on Delta at

Please note, that the closing date for expressions of interest and pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQs) is 12 noon on 5 August 2015. Following the receipt of completed PQQs and their assessment, the short-listed legal advisers will be invited to tender for a place on the panel.


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