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SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

I.1) OFFICIAL NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY Official name: National Audit Office, Postal Address: 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Town: London, Telephone: 0207 798 7138, E-mail: margaret.mckerchar@nao.gsi.gov,uk, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: Margaret McKerchar, Postal Code: SW1W 9SP, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 0207 798 5400, General address of the contracting authority (URL): www.nao.org.uk, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL): www.nao.g2b.info
I.2) TYPE OF THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY AND MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITES Body governed by public law
If 'other' please specify
I.2.1) MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITIES
Other
If 'other' please specify Government Auditor
I.2.2) The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities? No

SECTION II: OBJECT OF THE CONTRACT

II.1)TYPE OF CONTRACT Services
II.1.1) TITLE ATTRIBUTED TO THE CONTRACT BY THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY UK-London: legal services framework
II.1.2) Service category Number 21.
II.1.2.1) In case of contract for service categories 17 to 27 (see Annex B), do you agree to the publication of this notice? Yes
II.1.2.2) Main place of performance UK nationwide
II.1.2.3) NUTS Code
II.1.3) The notice involves (if applicable) Conclusion of a framework agreement
II.1.4) Short description of the contract or purchase(s) Legal services. Legal advisory and representation services.
II.1.5) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)
Main Object: 79100000.
Additional Object: 79110000.
II.1.6) Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)? Yes
II.2.1) Total final value of contract(s)
Value
OR Lowest Offer
AND Highest Offer to be taken into consideration
Currency
Including VAT
If yes, specify VAT rate(%)

SECTION IV: PROCEDURE

IV.1) TYPE OF PROCEDURE Restricted
IV.1.1) Justification for the choice of negotiated procedure without prior call for competition
In order to benefit from the time-limit referred to above, in addition to the box(es) to be ticked above, please explain in a clear and comprehensive manner why the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union is lawful, by stating any case the relevant facts and, as appropriate, the conclusions of law in accordance with the Articles in Directive 2004/18/EC (500 words maximum).
IV.2) AWARD CRITERIA B) The most economically advantageous tender in terms of:
B1) the criteria as stated below:
1) Contractor's personnel. Weighting: 10%.
2) Approach and methodology. Weighting: 10%.
3) Communications and working arrangements. Weighting: 20%.
4) Price. Weighting: 20%.
5) Proposed team. Weighting: 15%.
6) Case studies. Weighting: 25%.
In descending order of priority: No.

IV.2.2) An electronic auction has been used No
IV.3) Administrative Information
VI.3.1) File reference number attributed by the contracting authority (if applicable)
IV.3.2) Previous publication concerning the same contract Yes
IV.3.2.1) Other previous publications

Notice number in OJ:
Of
Contract Notice
Notice number in OJ: 2008/S 55-074843
Of 14/03/2008

Notice number in OJ:
Of

Notice number in OJ:
Of

SECTION V: AWARD OF CONTRACT

V.1) AWARD AND CONTRACT VALUE CONTRACT NO: 1
TITLE UK-London: Legal services framework (Lot 1)
V.1) DATE OF CONTRACT AWARD: 11/09/2008
V.2) NUMBER OF OFFERS RECEIVED: 4

V.3) Name and address of economic operator to whom the contract has been awarded
Official name: Bircham Dyson Bell LLP, Postal Address: 50 Broadway, Town: London, Telephone: , E-Mail: davidmundy@bdb-law.co.uk, For the attention of: David Mundy, Postal code: SW1H 0BL, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: , Internet address (URL):
V.4) Information on value of contract
V.4.1) Initial estimated total value of the contract:
, currency: GBP, Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.2) Total final value of the contract:
Value:
OR Lowest offer:
/ highest offer:
Currency:
Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.3) Annual or monthly value
Number of years OR Number of Months
V.5.1) Is the contract likely to be sub-contracted?NO
If yes, state value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties
Value (excluding VAT):
Currency:
Proportion (percentage):
Not known:NO
V.5.2) Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted:
CONTRACT NO: 2
TITLE UK-London: Legal services framework (Lot 3)
V.1) DATE OF CONTRACT AWARD: 11/09/2008
V.2) NUMBER OF OFFERS RECEIVED: 6

V.3) Name and address of economic operator to whom the contract has been awarded
Official name: Winckworth Sherwood LLP, Postal Address: 35 Great Peter Street, Town: London, Telephone: , E-Mail: rtinham@ws-law.co.uk, For the attention of: Richard Tinham, Postal code: SW1P 3LR, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: , Internet address (URL):
V.4) Information on value of contract
V.4.1) Initial estimated total value of the contract:
, currency: GBP, Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.2) Total final value of the contract:
Value:
OR Lowest offer:
/ highest offer:
Currency:
Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.3) Annual or monthly value
Number of years OR Number of Months
V.5.1) Is the contract likely to be sub-contracted?NO
If yes, state value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties
Value (excluding VAT):
Currency:
Proportion (percentage):
Not known:NO
V.5.2) Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted:
CONTRACT NO: 3
TITLE UK-London: Legal services framework (Lot 4)
V.1) DATE OF CONTRACT AWARD: 11/09/2008
V.2) NUMBER OF OFFERS RECEIVED: 6

V.3) Name and address of economic operator to whom the contract has been awarded
Official name: Mills & Reeve LLP, Postal Address: Francis House 112 Hills Road, Town: Cambridge, Telephone: , E-Mail: , For the attention of: Kevin Calder, Postal code: CB2 1PH, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: , Internet address (URL):
V.4) Information on value of contract
V.4.1) Initial estimated total value of the contract:
, currency: GBP, Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.2) Total final value of the contract:
Value:
OR Lowest offer:
/ highest offer:
Currency:
Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.3) Annual or monthly value
Number of years OR Number of Months
V.5.1) Is the contract likely to be sub-contracted?
If yes, state value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties
Value (excluding VAT):
Currency:
Proportion (percentage):
Not known:NO
V.5.2) Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted:
CONTRACT NO: 4
TITLE UK-London: Legal services framework (Lot 2)
V.1) DATE OF CONTRACT AWARD: 11/09/2008
V.2) NUMBER OF OFFERS RECEIVED: 5

V.3) Name and address of economic operator to whom the contract has been awarded
Official name: Bircham Dyson Bell LLP, Postal Address: 50 Broadway, Town: London, Telephone: , E-Mail: davidmundy@bdb-law.co.uk, For the attention of: , Postal code: SW1H 0BL, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: , Internet address (URL):
V.4) Information on value of contract
V.4.1) Initial estimated total value of the contract:
, currency: , Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.2) Total final value of the contract:
Value:
OR Lowest offer:
/ highest offer:
Currency:
Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.3) Annual or monthly value
Number of years OR Number of Months
V.5.1) Is the contract likely to be sub-contracted?NO
If yes, state value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties
Value (excluding VAT):
Currency:
Proportion (percentage):
Not known:NO
V.5.2) Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted:
CONTRACT NO: 5
TITLE UK-London: Legal services framework (Lot 5)
V.1) DATE OF CONTRACT AWARD: 11/09/2008
V.2) NUMBER OF OFFERS RECEIVED: 4

V.3) Name and address of economic operator to whom the contract has been awarded
Official name: Bircham Dyson Bell LLP, Postal Address: 50 Broadway, Town: London, Telephone: , E-Mail: , For the attention of: davidmundy@bdb-law.co.uk, Postal code: SW1H 0BL, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: , Internet address (URL):
V.4) Information on value of contract
V.4.1) Initial estimated total value of the contract:
, currency: GBP, Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.2) Total final value of the contract:
Value:
OR Lowest offer:
/ highest offer:
Currency:
Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.3) Annual or monthly value
Number of years OR Number of Months
V.5.1) Is the contract likely to be sub-contracted?NO
If yes, state value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties
Value (excluding VAT):
Currency:
Proportion (percentage):
Not known:NO
V.5.2) Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted:


SECTION VI: COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

VI.1) CONTRACT RELATED TO A PROJECT AND/OR PROGRAMME FINANCED BY EU FUNDS?
If yes, reference to project(s) and/or programme(s):
VI.2) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (if applicable) GO reference: GO 08110403
VI.3.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures (if applicable)
Body responsible for mediation procedures (if applicable)
VI.3.2) Lodging of appeals (please fill heading VI.3.2 OR, if need be, heading VI.3.3)
VI.3.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4) DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE 04/11/2008


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