PHSO require General Legal Advice to supplement the PHSO’s in-house Legal Team. In seeking providers for legal services PHSO would require a supplier to have an excellent understanding of public law and associated litigation. Specialist advice would also be required on employment law and property law.

Summary of services required:

1) Provide external legal services to PHSO and to enable orders to be placed through PHSO’s in-house Legal Team.
2) Provide specialist legal advice on employment matters, general advice, property matters to PHSO as and when required.
3) Ensure litigation is managed effectively, efficiently and economically.
4) Provide access to training and resources for members of the PHSO Legal Team.

PHSO intends to award contracts to approximately three legal firms, to cover the required areas of legal specialisms (lots) detailed below, whilst providing contingency for any potential conflicts of interest. Tenderers are required to indicate which lot they are bidding for when submitting their response and may bid for more than one lot. The requirements are divided into the below lots:

Lot 1 – General Legal Advice
Lot 2 – Litigation and Judicial Review
Lot 3 – Employment Law
Lot 4 – Contractual Law
Lot 5 – Public Law
Lot 6 – Property Law

Tender documentation for this requirement (including a full specification and response document) can be obtained by submitting your expression of interest to:

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