Title: Rendering professional legal services for a period ending 30 June 2023
Issuer: Breede Valley Municipalities
Issue date: 29-01-2021
Sector: Legal Services
Closing date: 05-03-2021
Closing time: 11:00
Compulsory meeting: No
Meeting date: N/A
Description: Rendering professional legal services for a period ending 30 June 2023
Tender number: BV665/2020
Closing date and time: 05/03/2021 – 11:00am
Interested service providers can request or collect bid documents bid documents from the Supply Chain Management Offices, Stofberg House, 23 Baring Street, Worcester. Documents are be requested or collected as from Monday, 1 February 2021, during office hours Mondays to Fridays 08h00 – 13h00 and 13h30 – 15h00. A non-refundable fee of R 230-00 (Two Hundred and Thirty Rand) for each set of documents, payable by bank guaranteed cheque made out in favour of the Breede Valley Municipality, is required on collection of the bid documents. Cash deposits and EFT’s will also be accepted. Please note: The R230 is only payable if you collect the documents in hard copy from our offices. Documents are also electronic available upon request, free of charge, as the printing costs are for the bidder’s own account.
Only those service providers who satisfy the following eligibility criteria are eligible to submit tenders:
i. A law firm registered with the relevant Law Society or Legal Practice Council as well as being in existence for five (5) years from registration (Proof of date of registration with the relevant Law Society or Legal Practice Council must be submitted with the tender);
ii. A law firm which is in good standing with the relevant Law Society or Legal Practice Council taking into consideration the provisions of the Legal Practice Act, No. 28 of 2014 (proof in the form of a valid letter of good standing from the relevant Law Society or Legal Practice Council must be submitted with the tender); and
iii. A law firm which has a valid fidelity fund certificate or proof of application for renewal taking into consideration the provisions of the Legal Practice Act, No. 28 of 2014 (proof thereof must be submitted with the tender).
Any enquiries regarding the bidding procedure or the issue of bid documents shall be directed to the Supply Chain Management Unit, for attention of Mr. Wilfred Bells, at telephone number 023 348 2954, or Fax number 086 445 0476, or e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org . Any enquiries regarding technical information shall be directed to the Senior Manager: Legal Services,
Ms. Heleine Potgieter, at telephone number 023 348 2653 or e-mail address: email@example.com.
Due to the NATIONAL STATE OF DISASTER – COVID – 19 briefing session / clarification meeting will not be held. Bidders are requested to send electronic mails for any enquiries related to the bid to the Employer’s Representative, Ms. Heleine Potgieter, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Enquiries related to the bid, if necessary, by notifying the employer’s agent at least ten (10) calendar days before the closing date stated in the tender data. The employer’s agent will respond to all enquiries related to the bid at least a week (seven calendar days) before the closing date stated in the tender data. A schedule of the questions and answers will be circulated and uploaded on the Breede Valley Municipality website to ensure that all bidders receive the information.
Tender offers, in properly sealed envelopes and clearly marked on the outside with the corresponding bid number and description, must timeously be placed in the tender box at Breede Valley Municipality, Supply Chain Management Unit, Stofberg House, 23 Baring Street, Worcester, by not later than 11h00 on Friday, 5 March 2021.Telephonic, telegraphic, telex, facsimile, electronic or e-mailed, bids will not be accepted. If the bid is late, it will not be accepted for consideration.
The Employer does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender and reserves the right to accept any tender or any part thereof, which may result in the acceptance of more than one tender, whichever the case may be. The Employer shall apply the Municipal Supply Chain Management Policy as adopted in terms of Section 111 of the Municipal Financial Management Act, 2003 (Act No 56 of 2003) and relevant regulations. All eligible bids received shall be evaluated in terms of the Employer’s Supply Chain Management Policy and the Preferential Procurement Framework Act. The 80/20 preference point system shall be applicable. No bids will be considered from persons in the service of the state.