Legal services

Country: United Arab Emirates
Language: EN
Customer: British Council
Number: 5115789
Publication date: 28-10-2017
Source: TED


28/10/2017    S208    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Arab Emirates-UAE: Legal services

2017/S 208-430484

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
British Council
United Arab Emirates
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: charity
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Legal Services in the Gulf Region.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The British Council is seeking to appoint a single, primary legal services Supplier to support all of its external legal advice for its offices in Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai) (the Gulf Region). In addition, the British Council also wishes to appoint a secondary legal services Supplier, to be used in cases where the primary Supplier has a conflict of interests or lack of available resourcing.

Any appointment will be on a non-exclusive basis as British Council retains the right, from time to time to seek additional, specialist legal advice.

Whilst volumes of business cannot be guaranteed, annual indicative spend in the Gulf Region is 180 000 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

Gulf Countries.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The British Council would like to undertake an engagement exercise with interested parties as part of this PIN

If you would like to express an interest for the engagement please send a correspondence on our e tendering portal In Tend hosted at Http:// by 2.11.2017.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: