London Boroughs’ Legal Alliance
Tender for barristers panel
The London Boroughs’ Legal Alliance (“LBLA”) is made up of the City of London Corporation; the London Boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Bromley, Camden,
Ealing, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea, Newham,
Redbridge, Waltham Forest and Westminster, and London Fire Brigade, (together the “Members”). In order to achieve better value, enhanced service
delivery and more efficient management of matters outsourced to external barristers, the Members appointed a panel of Legal Advisers to a framework
agreement which commenced on 1st January 2016 and will end on 31st December 2019. The Members now wish to re-procure a new panel of legal
advisers as preferred suppliers of specialist advocacy and related legal services.
The City of London Corporation is acting as central purchasing body for the purposes of undertaking this procurement exercise, and will follow a one stage
process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 Regulations 74 to 78, more commonly known as the Light Touch Regime.
Expressions of interest are welcome from those organisations that can provide high quality and cost effective specialist advocacy and related legal services
under one or more of the following Lots:
• 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
• Lot 7 – Property
• Lot 8 – Civil Litigation
The panel will be open for use by other local authorities in Greater London and South-East England (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex).
This procurement will be run electronically through the capitalEsourcing portal where organisations interested in providing services under this
procurement, project reference: prj_COL_13699, must register an interest and submit the required tender documents. For further information on this
opportunity, including guidelines on how to register, please use the following URL: https://www.capitalesourcing.com
Please note, that the closing date for tender submissions is 12:00 Noon on 16th August 2019.