We are inviting organisations to submit tenders through the e-Tendering system to deliver services from 1 November 2019 for:
Housing and debt services in small number of geographic areas
HPCDS services in specific courts
Providers are free to tender for either one category of work or both.
Where is this work available?
Housing and debt service contracts are being offered in:
Up to 4 HPCDS contracts are being offered in each of the following scheme areas:
Taunton and Yeovil
These schemes will be scheduled through rotas.
Housing and debt tender
This tender is non-competitive and is being run under the 2018 Standard Civil Contract.
It is open to both current legal aid contract holders and new entrants. All organisations assessed as being suitable and as meeting the minimum service requirements will be awarded a contract.
Contracts will be offered for an initial period up to 30 August 2021. This is subject to the LAA’s rights of early termination and the right to extend.
Housing and Possession Court Duty Scheme tender
This tender is for an exclusive schedule under the 2013 Standard Civil Contract (as amended) for a contingency period in specific courts. It is only open to:
current civil legal aid providers contracted to deliver housing and debt
organisations applying through the concurrent housing and debt tender which subsequently go on to hold a 2018 Standard Civil Contract in housing and debt
Contracts will be offered up to 30 September 2020. This is subject to the LAA’s rights of early termination.
The tender process to procure these contracts will close at 9am 7 October 2019.
Civil 2018 contracts tender – to find out more and download the Information For Applicants document
e-Tendering system – to submit your tender
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