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UK-London: Legal services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
The Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Limited
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Contact: Margaret Christensen
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG31
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via to the abovementioned address
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: Not provided
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Legal Services
Reference Number: 101293
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
79100000 - Legal services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: The Birmingham Organising Committee of the 2022 Commonwealth Games Limited (the "OC") in partnership with CGF Partnerships Ltd ("CGFP") is seeking to appoint an Official Legal Services Provider. The outcome of the procurement exercise will be a Services Contract with the OC and CGFP for legal services and a Sponsorship Agreement with CGFP for commercial rights.The areas of law that are required to support the OC include but are not limited to:
¿Regulatory and legislative advice;
¿Litigation advice (preparation of court documentation and attendance and representation at court on behalf of Birmingham 2022) and alternative forms of dispute;
¿General Commercial advice;
¿Commercial property advice;
¿Employment law and Pensions;
¿General corporate advice;
¿Sponsorship and commercial rights acquisitions;
¿IPR trade marking and brand protection;
¿Ticketing and Licensing;
¿Ceremony production;
¿Planning advice regarding venue use;
¿Overlay construction.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 2,000,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
79100000 - Legal services.
79110000 - Legal advisory and representation services.
79111000 - Legal advisory services.
79112000 - Legal representation services.
79130000 - Legal documentation and certification services.
79140000 - Legal advisory and information services.

II.2.3) Place of performance:
UKG31 Birmingham

II.2.4) Description of procurement: This procedure relates to Legal Services within the meaning of Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015). Given that this procedure relates to `social and other specific services¿ only, it is subject to limited regulation and will be conducted in accordance with regulations 74 to 76 of PCR 2015. Any references to fully regulated processes or procedures are for ease of reference only and should not be taken as recognition nor acceptance that the same apply in this instance.
II.2.5) Award criteria:
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6) Estimated value:
Value excluding VAT: 2,000,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: No
Description of renewals: Not provided
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
Envisaged minimum number: 3
/ Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates will be stated in the Selection Questionnaire at the Prequalification stage. The 3-5 Applicants achieving the highest weighted scores (resulting from application of the criteria within the prequalification evaluation) will be invited to tender (or up to 6 if there is a tie between the 5th and 6th ranked scores).
It is envisaged that negotiation will take place in successive stages to reduce the number of bidders, by applying the award criteria stated in the procurement documents, ideally to no more than 3, with whom we will conclude final negotiations.
The OC and CGFP reserve the right to award the contract and sponsorship agreement on the tenders without conducting negotiations.
II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: Yes
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: Yes
Description of options: This includes the option to extend the Contract for a further 12 months.
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: The estimated value of the Services ranges from £1,600,000 to potentially over £2,000,000

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:
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents (see the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Instructions).
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Legal Services
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: Yes

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description NEGOTIATED
IV.1.1) Type of procedure:

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided
IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue: Yes.
IV.1.5) Information about negotiation: Yes.
IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
IV.1.8) Information about the 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: Not provided
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/12/2018 Time: 12:00
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 11/01/2019
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
Duration in month(s): 6

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted No
Electronic payment will be used No
VI.3) Additional Information: The value provided in Section II.2.1 is only an estimate.

The following organisations are authorised and enabled to use the Services Contract with prior permission from the OC and CGF Partnerships: the Commonwealth Games Federation PLC; Commonwealth Games England; Commonwealth Games Associations representing the territories of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Jersey.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
Royal Courts of Justice
LONDON, WC1A 2LL, United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Royal Courts of Justice
LONDON, WC1A 2LL, United Kingdom
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
OJEU procedures include a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of a Contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 07/11/2018

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