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Waterways Ireland intends to establish a single-party framework agreement for the provision of ‘in house' legal services to support the delivery of its activities.The services will require the presence, of both a solicitor and a legal secretary, ...

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Waterways Ireland
2 Sligo Road, Co. Fermanagh
For the attention of: Paul Mulligan
Telephone: +44 2866323004
Fax: +44 2866346258

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
WIT 05/2013 - Single-party framework agreement for legal services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Ireland

NUTS code IE

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)
Waterways Ireland intends to establish a single-party framework agreement for the provision of ‘in house' legal services to support the delivery of its activities.
The services will require the presence, of both a solicitor and a legal secretary, in-house at Waterways Irelands' Head Quarters in Enniskillen on a regular routine basis to provide all property associated legal services for acquisitions / disposals, conveyance, leases, licences, easements, property related civil litigation, compulsory purchase orders, title issues etc. A good working knowledge of the Landlord and Tenant legislation in Southern Ireland is essential.
The service provider will also advise Waterways Ireland and/or seek the opinion of legal counsel as required, on all relevant legislation or issues pertaining to its operations and functions, including general business and commercial legislation, health and safety legislation, Irish legislation relating to public sector bodies such as environmental and planning Law and the Organisation's own legislative basis and navigation Bye Laws.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79100000, 79110000, 79111000, 79112000

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: 300 000 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Technical Merit of Proposed Resource. Weighting 40
2. Methodology for Account Management. Weighting 10
3. Reliability and Continuity of Supply. Weighting 5
4. Ultimate Cost. Weighting 45
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
WIT 05/2013
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 127-218295 of 3.7.2013

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

V. P. McMullin
Tir Connell Street, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 300 000 EUR
Including VAT. VAT rate (%) 23
Total final value of the contract:
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:

V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

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:
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: